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How to use the Frequency table to organize data?

In a survey, people usually collect lots of data, also known as

A **frequency table** shows the number of times each value occurs. The **mode** is the data with the highest frequency.

**Example*** : *

The following data shows the test marks obtained by a group of students.

Draw a frequency table for the data and find the mode.

6 |
7 |
7 |
1 |
3 |
2 |
8 |
6 |
8 |
2 |

4 |
4 |
9 |
10 |
2 |
6 |
3 |
1 |
6 |
6 |

9 |
8 |
7 |
5 |
7 |
10 |
8 |
1 |
5 |
8 |

*Solution: *

Go through the data; make a stroke in the tally column for each occurrence of the data. The number of strokes will be the frequency of the data.

The mode is 6 and 8 since they both have the highest frequency of 5.

Learn to make a frequency table

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