Common Core: 2nd Grade Math : Draw Picture and Bar Graphs to Represent a Data Set: CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.D.10

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Common Core: 2nd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #311 : Data Analysis

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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How many people listed cheerleading as their favorite sport? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The bar for cheerleading is the fourth bar from the left. The bar raises to the number , which means  people listed cheerleading as their favorite sport.

Example Question #91 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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What sport is the most popular?

Possible Answers:

Baseball

Cheerleading

Soccer

Football

Correct answer:

Football

Explanation:

The bar for football goes up the highest, and  people listed football as their favorite sport, so football is the most popular sport. 

Example Question #91 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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Based on the graph, how many people are in Melissa's class? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find out how many people are in Melissa's class, we need to add up all of the votes that each sport received. 

Example Question #312 : Data Analysis

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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How many more people favor cheerleading than baseball? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase "how many more" tells us that we are going to subtract. We can take the number of people who favor for cheerleading and subtract the number of people who favor for the baseball. 

Example Question #91 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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If six students change their minds and decide that soccer is actually their favorite sport, how many students would favor soccer? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

If six more people favor soccer, we can add  to the current number of people who favor soccer, , to find our new total. 

Example Question #92 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Melissa's class made a chart to display her and her classmates' favorite sports. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

Screen shot 2016 01 04 at 10.19.16 am

What sport is the least favorite among Melissa and her classmates? 

Possible Answers:

Baseball

Soccer

Cheerleading

Football

Correct answer:

Baseball

Explanation:

The bar for baseball is the shortest, with only  votes, which means this is the least favorite. 

Example Question #93 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Miss. West's class made a chart of the pets that they own. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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What is the title of the graph? 

Possible Answers:

Number of People

Miss. West's Class

Number of Students

Type of Pet

Pets Owned

Correct answer:

Pets Owned

Explanation:

The title of a bar graph can be found at the top of the graph, and it tells you what type of data the graph is displaying. In this case, our title is "Pets Owned". 

Example Question #92 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Miss. West's class made a chart of the pets that they own. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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What is the label of the x-axis? 

Possible Answers:

Miss. West's Class 

Number of People

Miss. West

Pets Owned

Type of Pet

Correct answer:

Type of Pet

Explanation:

A graph is made up of an x-axis and a y-axis. The x-axis of a graph is always the horizontal line (a line that runs from left to right) and the y-axis is alway the vertical line (a line that runs from top to bottom) 

The x-axis of this graph is labeled "Type of Pet".

Example Question #99 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Miss. West's class made a chart of the pets that they own. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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What is the label of the y-axis? 

Possible Answers:

Miss. West

Pets Owned

Miss. West's Class

Number of People

Type of Pet

Correct answer:

Number of People

Explanation:

A graph is made up of an x-axis and a y-axis. The x-axis of a graph is always the horizontal line (a line that runs from left to right) and the y-axis is alway the vertical line (a line that runs from top to bottom) 

The y-axis of this graph is labeled "Number of People". 

Example Question #92 : Draw Picture And Bar Graphs To Represent A Data Set: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.D.10

Miss. West's class made a chart of the pets that they own. 

Use the graph below to answer the question. 

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How many people own a dog? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The bar for dogs is the first bar on the left. The bar raises to the number , which means  people have a dog. 

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