Adam likes strawberry ice-cream. Five of his friends prefer chocolate ice-cream and two prefer mint. Could you draw a chart to show this information?

# Comparing Categorical Data

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When data handling, elementary school children will learn to read graphs and charts and interpret what they see. They should then be able to use the numbers generated to answer questions which involve comparing or categorizing, for example, finding the difference between the most and least popular.

Question 1
5
7
2
3
The difference between 9 and 2 is 7
Question 2
6
4
8
12
10 children chose green, only 2 children chose pink
Question 3
Salt & vinegar and plain
Beef and Cheese & onion
Salt & vinegar and small shrimp cocktail
Cheese & onion and plain
The green and the red columns are the longest
Question 4
1
2
4
3
There are 6 sharks and 3 tortoises
Question 5
4
5
9
8
There are 9 cats and 5 rabbits, so the difference is 4
Question 6
Lions and ducks
Sharks and tortoises
Lions and tortoises
Sharks and ducks
There are 6 sharks and 4 ducks but only 3 lions and 3 tortoises
Question 7
11
5
4
7
The difference between 9 and 2 is 7
Question 8
7
3
4
9
7 people liked chips or burgers but only 3 people liked lollipops
Question 9
20
5
7
2
11 people like cheese & onion, compared to 9 who liked plain
Question 10
7
2
5
9
There are 7 ice creams and 2 hotdogs. The difference between 7 and 2 is 5
Author:  Angela Smith