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Interpreting data in tables, graphs and charts

An example of the graphs

An example of a distance-time graph.

A section of a timetable.

Conversion graph

O11: A variety of line graphs
 Please press F11 to view the resource full-screen. Four different line graphs: click the buttons on the left to select the type of graph. The type of graph selected is shown. There are two types of graph paper, click the 'grid' button. Change the numbers on the axes by clicking the 'numbers' button. Use these buttons to show or hide the graphs. The top row will generate the same graphs every time, the bottom row generate random graphs. The lines show the colour of the graphs. Use these buttons to hide or show the buttons panel Click on the 'print' button to print the graph. Best printed in landscape format.

O1: Distance-time graph and train timetable
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A seaside train travels along the promenade from the tower to the lighthouse.
The train's timetable can be displayed and a distance-time graph is drawn as the train moves.
The timetable shows the 24 hour arrival and departure times of the train.
The graph shows the time and distance, in miles, from the tower. Click on the 'go' button to start the journey.

The buttons:
Click on the 'go' button to start the journey.
Top left: show or hide the timetable.
Top middle: Show or hide the times in the timetable: click in the timetable to show or hide individual times.
Top right: show or hide the graph.
Bottom left: replay the journey showing the graph generated.
Bottom middle: replay the journey showing the graph already generated.
Bottom right: zoom in or out of the graph ( the graph can be dragged left or right).

O2: Conversion graphs (best viewed in full-screen mode, press F11)
This conversion graph resource will generate the following graphs:

 km-miles metres-feet and inches kg-pounds and ounces kg-stones and pounds Currency £ - € euros £ - \$ US £ - Japanese Yen £ - South Korean Won Use the slider to change the rate of exchange.

Click on the line to show the values at that point.

O3: Drawing and interpreting pie charts

This resource will show how a pie chart is constructed.
1. Choose the number of segments.

2. Select a colour.

3. Click in a slice to colour it in (see example).
The pointer will indicate the slice.

4. Colour in all the slices.

Interpreting pie charts
Work out or estimate the numbers. The total for each pie chart is shown.

O9: One pie chart
O10: Two pie charts

 Averages O4: Mean, Median and Range Three small numbers are generated. the mean, median and range are worked out. Click on the numbers to hide or show them. Hide the three numbers, click on 'change'. Can you work out what the three numbers are? Hide the range: is it still possible to work out the three numbers? Show two of the numbers, what is the third? How much information is needed to enable you to work out the three numbers and the three statisitics?

 Use sorting diagrams O5: Sorting numbers in a Venn diagram: odd, even, multiples, greater than, less than. O6: Sorting numbers in a Carroll diagram: odd, even, multiples, greater than, less than.

 Probability O7: Coins tossing simulation: Toss up to four coins up to 100 times. O8: Identify the mystery spinner: a mystery spinner is spun 100 times and the results recorded. Identify the mystery spinner from the results.

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