# Interpreting Data: Favourite Colours

In this worksheet, students categorise favourite colours.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Interpret and Present Data

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

This table shows the favourite colour of some children.

Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 6 blue 4 green 4 yellow 2 cyan 8 black 8 orange 6

Example 1

What is the most popular colour?

We can make a diagram like this.

Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

 red blue green yellow cyan black orange

Cyan and black is the most popular colour.

Example 2

6 + 4 + 4 + 2 + 8 + 8 + 6 = 38

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What are the most popular colours?

 Colour Number of children red 6 blue 4 green 4 yellow 2 cyan 8 black 8 orange 6
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 6 blue 4 green 4 yellow 2 cyan 8 black 8 orange 6

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What are the most popular colours?

 Colour Number of children red 7 blue 5 green 1 yellow 7 cyan 5 black 2 orange 7
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 7 blue 5 green 1 yellow 7 cyan 5 black 2 orange 7

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 5 blue 5 green 6 yellow 9 cyan 4 black 3 orange 3
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 5 blue 5 green 6 yellow 9 cyan 4 black 3 orange 3
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 1 blue 9 green 8 yellow 4 cyan 7 black 2 orange 4
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 1 blue 9 green 8 yellow 4 cyan 7 black 2 orange 4

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 8 blue 2 green 5 yellow 4 cyan 4 black 4 orange 3
red

blue

green

yellow

cyan

black

orange

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 8 blue 2 green 5 yellow 4 cyan 4 black 4 orange 3
• Question 1

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What are the most popular colours?

 Colour Number of children red 6 blue 4 green 4 yellow 2 cyan 8 black 8 orange 6
cyan
black
EDDIE SAYS
Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
 red blue green yellow cyan black orange
• Question 2

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 6 blue 4 green 4 yellow 2 cyan 8 black 8 orange 6
38
EDDIE SAYS
6+4+4+2+8+8+6=38
• Question 3

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What are the most popular colours?

 Colour Number of children red 7 blue 5 green 1 yellow 7 cyan 5 black 2 orange 7
red
yellow
orange
EDDIE SAYS
Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
 red blue green yellow cyan black orange
• Question 4

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 7 blue 5 green 1 yellow 7 cyan 5 black 2 orange 7
34
EDDIE SAYS
7+5+1+7+5+2+7=34
• Question 5

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 5 blue 5 green 6 yellow 9 cyan 4 black 3 orange 3
yellow
EDDIE SAYS
Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
 red blue green yellow cyan black orange
• Question 6

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 5 blue 5 green 6 yellow 9 cyan 4 black 3 orange 3
yellow
• Question 7

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 1 blue 9 green 8 yellow 4 cyan 7 black 2 orange 4
blue
EDDIE SAYS
Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
 red blue green yellow cyan black orange
• Question 8

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 1 blue 9 green 8 yellow 4 cyan 7 black 2 orange 4
35
EDDIE SAYS
1+9+8+4+7+2+4=35
• Question 9

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

What is the most popular colour?

 Colour Number of children red 8 blue 2 green 5 yellow 4 cyan 4 black 4 orange 3
red
EDDIE SAYS
Favourite colour
Number
of
children

 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
 red blue green yellow cyan black orange
• Question 10

The table shows the favourite colour of some children.
Use the table to answer the questions.

 Colour Number of children red 8 blue 2 green 5 yellow 4 cyan 4 black 4 orange 3
30
EDDIE SAYS
8+2+5+4+4+4+3=30
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