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AVERAGES FROM A
TABLE
Name: _______________________
Total Marks: ___________
Q. Max Actual RAG
1 5
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 3
7 4

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Q1. Sarah watched cars as they passed her home. She counted the number of
people in each of 20 cars. These numbers are shown below.
2 3 1 2 2 3 4 5 4 1
1 2 2 3 2 4 5 4 2 2
a) Complete the frequency table
Number of people in
a car
Tally Frequency
1
2
3
4
5

b) Write down the mode of the number of people in a car.

c) Work out the mean number of people in each car.

(6 Marks)

table shows information about her results.

Number of children Frequency
0 9
1 6

2 7

3 8

4 2

More than 4 0

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a) Find the mode.

b) Calculate the mean

(4 Marks)

Q3. An engineering firm employs apprentices. The table shows information
about the ages of the apprentices they employed last year.

Age of apprentices (x)
17 18 19 20 21 22
Frequency (f) 10 8 8 2 2 2

a) Write down the mode of these data.

b) Work out the median age.

c) Work out the mean age.

Q4. The table shows information about the number of paper clips in each
packet of a box containing 60 packets.

Number of paperclips (x)
101 102 103 104 105 106 107
Frequency (f) 6 4 8 20 15 2 5
a) Write down the mode of these data.

b) Work out the median number of paperclips.

c) Work of the mean number of paper clips.

(4 Marks)

(4 Marks)

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Q5. Maria carried out a survey of the number of homeworks completed by 32
students in one week.

a) Calculate the mean.

b) Write down the mode.

Q6. A man kept a record of the number (x) of emails he received each day over a
period of 100 days. Given that x = 440, calculate the mean number of emails

Q7. Ten people work in a small shop. The table shows their salaries.

The shop workers want a pay rise, but the owner doesnt want to give them a
rise.
Explain how both the owner and the shop workers could use the word average
to justify their case.

Number of homeworks Frequency
0 0
1 8
2 12
3 6
4 4
5 2
Employee Salary
1 owner 180,000
1 shop manager 40,000
8 shop workers
10,000

(4 Marks)

(3 Marks)

(4 Marks)