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Learning Gym: Intermediate Math: Percents Applications: Pie Charts and Box and Whisker Plots

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Percents Applications: Pie Charts and Box and Whisker Plots

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Introduction

   

 

Concept/Skill Sample YouTube Learn Zillion Khan Academy Visual Literacy: Tables and Graphs Number Power 5 Math Sense 3 GED Mathematics WorkWise: Math at Work
Pie Charts and Box and Whisker Plots

Pie Chart

The pie chart shows the types of pets owned by a group of people.  What is the most popular pet?

Answer: Fish

   

 

35-38 32-33 38 196  

Box and Whisker Plot

 

The box and whisker plot shows data on players' weights.  Is the median weight more or less than 250lbs?

Answer: Less than 250lbs

 

Problem Solving

   

 

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PRACTICE EXERCISES

Visual Literacy: Tables and Graphs Number Power 5 Math Sense 3 GED Mathematics WorkWise: Math at Work
Pie Charts (Circle Graphs)

The pie chart represents favorite summer Olympic sports to watch.  If 500 people's answers are represented in the pie chart, how many people picked soccer as their favorite sport?

Answer: 150

Percents in Pie Charts  

Reading pie graphs (circle graphs)

 

38-41

 

43 (5-6)

 

45 (13)

34-43 22

197

 

200 (15-17)

 

202 (1-2)

 

206 (30-32)

65: Exercise 2
Reading Circle Grahps (Pie Charts) Tutorial
Chapter 8 Interpreting Circle Graphs
Math-Interpreting Circle Graphs (Working Backwards)
Box and Whisker Plots

Based on the box and whisker plot, which quartile contains the most data points?

Answer: the 2nd Quartile

Box and Whisker Plots Construct a Box Plot Reading Box Plots PRACTICE EXERCISES: Creating Box Plots     39    
Box Plots Create a Box Plot Constructing a Box Plot PRACTICE EXERCISES: Interpreting Quartiles
How to Read a Box Plot Interpreting Box Plots

Problem Solving Post-Test: Pie Charts

1. In the Visual Literacy: Tables and Graphs book, on page 42 complete the pie chart and answer questions 2-7.  It is OK to use a calculator on this test.

2.  Answers can be found on the back of the book.

3. A passing score is 11 out of 12.

Problem Solving Post-Test: Box and Whisker Plots

Click here to take the Box and Whisker Plots Post-Test

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