How to Find the Mode from a Grouped Frequency Table

Finding the Mode Group from a Grouped Frequency Table

We can find which group in a grouped frequency table is the mode.

How to Find the Mode Group from a Grouped Frequency Table

Finding the mode group from a grouped frequency table is easy.

Question

The grouped frequency table below shows the test scores for a class of students.

What group of test scores is the mode?

Step-by-Step:

1

Find the largest number in the Frequency column. In our example, the largest number in the frequency table is 4.

2

Read off the entry in the Score column in the same row. This is the mode group.

Answer:

The mode group of the test scores is 6 - 10.

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See Also

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