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Reading Information from a Pictogram

In this worksheet, children must read information from a simple pictogram, where 2, 5 and 10 ratios are used.

'Reading Information from a Pictogram' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:   Charts and Diagrams

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must read information from a simple pictogram.

In a pictogram, the picture often stands for more than one person or item.

 

 

Example 1

A survey is carried out on favourite types of TV programmes.

The results are shown in this pictogram.

Each TV stands for 5 people.

 

Favourite TV programmes
 sport TVTVTVTV
 soaps TVTVTV
 quiz TVTVTVTVTV
 comedy TV

 

How many people preferred soap programs?

 

Answer

3 TVs stand for 3 × 5 = 15 people.

15 people preferred soaps.

 

 

Example 2

A survey is carried out on favourite types of TV programmes.

The results are shown in this pictogram.

Each TV stands for 2 people.

 

Favourite TV programmes
 sport TVTVTV
 soaps TVTVTV
 quiz TVTVTVTV
 comedy TVTV

 

How many people took part in the survey?

 

Answer

Count the TVs.

There are 12 TVs in total.

12 TVs stand for 12 × 2 = 24 people.

24 people took part in the survey.

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