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Finding the Mean From a Frequency Table

In this worksheet, students find the mean from a frequency table.

'Finding the Mean From a Frequency Table' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Interpreting Data

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about finding a mean average from a frequency table.

Sometimes the data given for finding a mean is in a table. The table below shows the number of pets owned by 21 different people.

 

Number of pets 0 1 2 3 4
Number of people 7 6 5 2 1

 

The total number of people = 7 + 6 + 5 + 2 + 1 = 21.


From the table 7 people have 0 pets = total 0 pets.
                       6 people have 1 pet = total 6 pets.
                       5 people have 2 pets = total 10 pets.
                       2 people have 3 pets = total 6 pets.
                       1 people have 4 pets = total 4 pets.


Total number of pets = 0 + 6 + 10 + 6 + 4 = 26 pets on total.

 

Mean number of pets =
total number of pets
total number of people
=
26
21
= 1.2 pets per person

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

(Round answers to the nearest whole number in this and the following questions)

 

Money collected ( x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 7 10 10 5

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 7 8 10 7

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 10 9 9 9

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 7 8 9 10 4

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 9 5 6 3

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 6 10 9 8 4

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 7 8 10 8 5

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 7 9 8 2

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 4 7 9 8 7

 

Mean:
£  

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 6 7 10 3

 

Mean:
£  
  • Question 1

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

(Round answers to the nearest whole number in this and the following questions)

 

Money collected ( x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 7 10 10 5

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
320
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 2

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 7 8 10 7

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
331
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 3

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 3 10 9 9 9

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
328
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 4

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 7 8 9 10 4

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
289
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 5

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 9 5 6 3

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
275
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 6

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 6 10 9 8 4

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
284
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 7

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 7 8 10 8 5

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
289
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 8

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 7 9 8 2

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
284
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 9

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 4 7 9 8 7

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
320
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
  • Question 10

The following table shows the money (in £100 rounded to the nearest £100) collected by people on a sponsored run.


Work out the mean amount collected by each person.

 

Money collected (x £100) 1 2 3 4 5
Number of people 5 6 7 10 3

 

Mean:
£  
CORRECT ANSWER
300
EDDIE SAYS
Remember: total number of people add up the number of people.
total amount collected multiply amount collected by number of people and add up.
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