## 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. 