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UNIT 16 PLANNING AND COLLECTING Subject : Mathematics – Year 7

DATA Term/Year :
Note No. : 16
Name: _______________ Class : 7 ___________ Date :

Lesson Objectives:
 Decide which data would be relevant to a question and collect and organise the data.
 Design and use a questionnaire for a simple survey.
 Design and use a data-collection sheet for a simple survey.
 Construct and use frequency tables to gather discrete data, grouped, where appropriate, into
equal class intervals.
 Record and explain your methods and conclusions.
 Communicate findings effectively.

Word Feed:
 data  information  primary data  secondary data
 questionnaire  data-collection  frequency table  class interval
sheet
 group frequency table

16.1 Planning to Collect Data


Question How to plan to collect data?

Example 1

Primary data

Secondary data
Primary data
Primary data
Secondary data

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Example 2

It will not give a fair result. Most people asked will probably say ‘swimming’.

16.2 Collecting Data


Question How can you collect data?

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Example 3

a. He should use numbers in the response section; people have different idea of what ‘often’
means.
b. i The question is clear and unbiased.
ii There are no overlapping groups and all possible answer are included.

Example 4

walk [ ] bicycle [ ] car [ ] taxi [ ] bus [ ] other [ ]

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16.3 Using Frequency Tables
Question How to use frequency tables?

Example 5

6 3 4 3 1 3

Red

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Example 6

llll llll ll 12
llll lll 8
ll 2
llll l 6
ll 2
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