Tally Marks

We will discuss here how to use Tally marks.

To count the number of times a value of the variable appears in a collection of data, we use tally mark ( / ). Thus tally mark represents frequency.

Observe the tally marks and the corresponding frequencies:

Tally Marks

Example:

(i) Write the tally marks for a frequency of 22.

Tally Mark

(ii) What is the frequency corresponding to the tally marks


Solution:

(i)

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(ii) 16   (Since, 5 + 5 + 5 + 1 = 16)

The weights (in kg) of the teachers of s school are recorded as shown below.

60, 65, 63, 70, 65, 62, 65, 63, 64, 60, 68, 58, 62, 65, 63, 65, 64, 60, 62, 63.

If the collection of data be grouped into the class intervals 56 - 59, 59 - 62, 62 - 65, 65, - 68, 68 -71 then write the tally marks for the frequency of variate 65 and the class interval 60 - 65.

Answer:










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