Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Statistics: Interpreting Bar Graphs

In this worksheet, students read and try to understand information on a bar chart.

'Statistics: Interpreting Bar Graphs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:   Interpret and Present Data

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, understand and read information from a bar chart.

Example

 

Kirstie timed how long it took her to cycle to the paper shop every day for a month. The results are in the bar chart.

 

Frequency chart

What was her shortest time for any journey in minutes? How many occasions did she make this journey?

Frequency is a measure of how often something happens as shown on the y-axis. The height of each bar tells us how often Kirstie took that amount of time to complete the journey. The x-axis tells us the amount of time it took to complete the journey.

The first bar shows the journey only took 8 minutes, so 8 minutes was the shortest time.  

Kirstie took this amount of time (8 minutes) on just 1 occasion (height of bar).

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started
laptop

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm