Video lessons, examples and solutions to help students to learn
about pie charts and word problems in Singapore Math.

In these lessons, we will learn

- how to read, make and interpret pie charts.
- how to solve a 1-step word problem using information presented in a pie chart.

Grade 6: Introduction to Pie Charts

Learn how to read, make and interpret pie charts.

Example: A survey of a group of 360 people shows the brand of handphones (mobile phones) they use. Show the results of the survey in a pie chart.

An example of how to solve a 1-step word problem using information presented in a pie chart.

A community organized a fair through which it collected a sum of $5880. The pie chart shows the amount of money collected by the various stalls.

a) Find the sum of money collected by the Games stall.

b) What percentage of the total money was collected by the Souvenir stall?

c) What fraction of the total money was collected by the Food stall?

d) What fraction of the total money was collected by the Drinks stall?

e) What percentage of the total money was collected by the Food and Drinks stall?

f) What was the ratio of the sum of money collected by the Food and Drinks stall to the sum of money collected by the Games stall?

An example of how to solve a 1-step word problem using information presented in a pie chart.

A clothing merchant 3840 pieces of clothing of 5 types. The pie chart below represents what fraction of the clothing are of each type. PQ is the diameter of the circle on the pie chart.

An example of how to solve a 1-step word problem using information presented in a pie chart.

A florist has some roses in five different colors. The pie chart shows the percentage of roses in each color. AB is the diameter of the circle that forms the pie chart.

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