How to Make a Frequency Table
Making a Frequency Table
A frequency table is a great way to present a lot of data.
Imagine a teacher wanted an easy way to present the test scores of their mathematics class:
How to Make a Frequency Table
Making a frequency table is easy.
Question
Construct a frequency table for the numbers below.
StepbyStep:
1
Construct a table with three columns:
2
In the Score column, write each number that appears in the set of numbers down the column, from the smallest to largest.
3
Go through the set of numbers in the Question. For each number, cross it out and put a tally mark in the Tally column, in the row for that number.

The first number is 8. Cross it out and put a tally mark in the Tally column in the 8 row.

The second number is 10. Cross it out and put a tally mark in the Tally column in the 10 row.

Continue until all numbers have been crossed out and had tally marks placed in the Tally column.
4
For each row, count the tally marks. Write the number of tally marks in the Frequency column.
Answer:
We have made the frequency table for the set of numbers given in the question.