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Tally Chart Worksheet
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21.
The tally chart shows the favorite flavor of ice-cream of several students. Use the tally chart to find the number of balls to be used to represent strawberry flavor in the pictograph.

#### Solution:

From the tally chart, number of students who like strawberry is 18.
[Count the tally marks.]

Since each ball represents 3 students, 6 balls are required to put in strawberry row.
[6 × 3 = 18]

Correct answer : (0)
22.
Sandra has 8 pear trees, 16 peach trees, and 12 orange trees in her backyard. Which pictograph correctly shows this data?  a. Figure 1 b. Figure 4 c. Figure 2 d. Figure 3

#### Solution:

From Figure 2, number of pear trees = 2 × 4 = 8

Number of peach trees = 4 × 4 = 16

Number of orange trees = 3 × 4 = 12

So, Figure 2 correctly represents the data.

Correct answer : (3)
23.
Michael sold 20 caps on Day 1, 10 caps on Day 2, and 25 caps on Day 3. Which graph represents the data correctly?  a. Graph 3 b. Graph 2 c. Graph 1 d. Graph 4

#### Solution:

In Graph 3, number of caps sold on Day 1 = 4 × 5 = 5

Number of caps sold on Day 2 = 2 × 5 = 10

Number of caps sold on Day 3 = 5 × 5 = 25

The data in Graph 3 matches with the given information.

So, Graph 3 represents the data correctly.

Correct answer : (1)
24.
The third graders of the XYZ School sowed seeds in 4 pots. They used tallies to mark the number of seeds that germinated in each pot. How many seeds germinated in all?  a. 25 b. 27 c. 29 d. 28

#### Solution:

From the table, the tally for the number of seeds germinated in pot 1 has a count of 7, in pot 2 has a count of 3, in pot 3 has a count of 9 and in pot 4 has a count of 10.

The total number of seeds germinated in all = the number of seeds germinated in pot 1 + the number of seeds germinated in pot 2 + the number of seeds germinated in pot 3 + the number of seeds germinated in pot 4.

= 7 + 3 + 9 + 10 = 29

Correct answer : (3)
25.
Mr. & Mrs. Donald have 4 children. Each child was asked to plant saplings in their garden. The tally chart shows the number of saplings planted by them. Find who among the four planted least saplings.  a. Matt b. Ed c. Jeff d. Chris

#### Solution:

Ed planted 2 saplings, Chris 3, Matt 5, and Jeff planted 4 saplings.

So, among the four children of Mr. and Mrs. Donald, Ed planted least number of saplings.

Correct answer : (2)
26.
The teacher asked Jake, Ben, Rob, Will, and Sam to prepare charts on different fruits. The tally chart shows the number of charts each student prepared. Who prepared 5 charts?  a. Rob b. Jake c. Ben d. Sam, Rob, Will

#### Solution:

So, Rob prepared 5 information charts.
[Count the tallies against the name to find the number of charts prepared.]

Correct answer : (1)
27.
Carol, Sharon, and Sandra participated in a competition, in which they had to eat as many bananas as they could. The tally chart shows the number of bananas that each of them ate. Who ate 7 bananas?

#### Solution:

Sandra ate 7 bananas.
[Count the tallies against the name.]

Correct answer : (0)
28.
A class of 36 students was asked to name their favorite color. Which tally chart correctly represents the data, if 9 chose red, 7 yellow, 7 liked purple, 11 chose green, and 2 white as their favorite color?  a. Table 4 b. Table 1 c. Table 3 d. Table 2

#### Solution:

The number of students who chose the color red = 9, color yellow = 7, color purple = 7, color green = 11, and color white = 2. Create the tally chart by representing the unique values and their tally in different columns as follows.

So, the tally chart given in Table 3 is the accurate one for representing the given data.

Correct answer : (3)
29.
The tally chart shows the number of birthdays in a class each month. Use the chart to find out the month in which exactly seven students were born.  a. April b. December c. August d. January

#### Solution:

January = 7
April = 5
August = 10
December = 6

[Counting the tally marks against each month.]

So, from the tally chart shown we learn that exactly seven students were born in the month of January.

Correct answer : (4)
30.
Sandra distributed cookies to five of her best pals. The tally chart shows the number of cookies that each of them got. How many of them received more than 5 cookies?  a. 3 b. 4 c. 2 d. 1

#### Solution:

Gloria got 5 cookies, Nancy 4, Ashley 6, Rebecca 7, and Rachel got 3 cookies.
[Count the tally marks against each name.]

So, among the five, only two received more than 5 cookies, Ashley and Rebecca.

Correct answer : (3)

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