# Making a Frequency Table(KS2, Year 4)

## 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. # 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.

We have made the frequency table for the set of numbers given in the question. ## Lesson Slides

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