All posts by libby2016

Data for graphs

Use one of the following data sources to create a graph on Excel. What sort of graph best suits the data?

post it on your blog with the original data copied from here. High level work will also include an analysis of the graph- what does it show? What can we tell when we look at it?

 

% of worlds wealth held in 2005
Richest 10% 58.2
2nd Richest 10% 16.8
3rd Richest 10% 10.5
4th Richest 10% 6.5
5th Richest 10% 4.4
6th Richest 10% 2.5
7th Richest 10% 0.9
8th Richest 10% 0.2
9th Richest 10% 0.1
Poorest 10% 0

 

GDP (Gross Domestic Product) per capita means how much a country earns for each person in the country, or the average amount each person earns in that country per year

Homework week 5 – Due Monday 22nd May

BTN:

Again, it is your free choice this week.

HOTMaths:

Data and graphing

Reading Log:

Don’t forget to fill this out each night and bring it on Monday.

100 word challenge:

Please try to set yourself a goal, and write it at the start.

The 100wc site is back up, so please aim to do this part of your homework early in the week so you can post it on the 100wc site as well as your blog.

DATA Lesson 6: Two-way Tables

APPLICATION Continued..

Group 1 & 2:

·         Conduct a survey
Design and conduct your own survey which needs a two-way table to show the results. Present your findings and conclusion in a report.

Some suggestions are:

·         Gender (male or female) and left or right handed

·         The year or class someone is in and whether they play sport on the weekend

·         Gender and favourite season of the year (spring, summer, autumn or winter)

·         Teacher or students and whether they prefer bananas or apples (They must select either a banana or an apple.)

·         Age in years and favourite type of movie (from a set list such as comedy, cartoon, drama, science fiction)

Group 3

Side-by-side column graphs

You can display data from two-way tables in a side-by-side column graph.

The table and graph below compare the numbers of boys and girls choosing particular sports.

Sport Boys Girls
Cricket 9 4
Tennis 3 3
Cycling 1 3
Athletics 2 5

 

 

Watch this video: Turning 2 way tables into comparison graphs- http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1477653/
Then conduct survey and create 2 way table AND comparison column graph OR tally results of 20 double coin tosses (so results could be HH, TT or HT)- create a 2 way table and comparison column graph by using their own results compared to a partner’s results.

Homework Week 3 – Due Monday 8th May

BTN:

Again, it is your free choice this week.

HOTMaths:

Length and perimeter

Reading Log:

Don’t forget to fill this out each night.

100 word challenge:

Please try to set yourself a goal, and write it at the start.

The 100wc site is back up, so please aim to do this part of your homework early in the week so you can post it on the 100wc site as well as your blog.

Homework Week 2 – Due Monday 1st May

BTN:

Your free choice this week.

HOTMaths:

Length and perimeter

Reading Log:

Don’t forget to fill this out each night.

100 word challenge:

Please try to set yourself a goal, and write it at the start.

The site is still down for their holidays, so choose one of these for this week.

Should lead to some interesting pieces- enjoy!

(copy the picture you chose onto your blog entry)