SAT Mathematics : Interpreting Graphs

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Example Question #11 : Interpreting Graphs

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Bonnie is conducting a survey in her class to understand how many fruits her peers eat on a daily basis. How many more of her classmates eat 1 fruit than 3 fruits a day?

Possible Answers:

5

2

3

1

Correct answer:

5

Explanation:

According to the graph, 8 of her peers eat 1 fruit daily while 3 of her peers eat 3 fruits. 8 - 3 = 5.

Example Question #12 : Interpreting Graphs

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Bonnie is conducting a survey in her class to understand how many fruits her peers eat on a daily basis. How many of Bonnie’s peers eat less than 2 fruits daily?

Possible Answers:

11

15

8

4

Correct answer:

15

Explanation:

According to the graph, 3 of her peers eat 0 fruits daily and 8 of her peers eat 1 fruit daily. This gives us 11 classmates. Careful, the question asks for less than 2, not less than or equal to 2 fruits (which would have given us 15 peers).

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