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- We'll learn how to display data on a line plot.
- We will also learn that a line plot is a lot like a number line!
- And we'll explore how this knowledge can help us compare the lengths of animals, how many goals we scored in a game, and how many pets we have!
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Before Video
How can you tell which answer was given the most times by looking at a tally sheet? ANSWERIt has the most tally marks.
Both have equally-spaced intervals. Both can be used to add, subtract, and show measurements.
Data is information we collect.
Yes, you can draw both a picture graph and a bar graph from a set of data.
How many siblings do you have? How many pets do you have? How many sports do you play?
After Video
You collected the following data about the number of siblings of your classmates: 0, 1, 2, 1, 2, 4, 5. You want to plot the data on a line plot. What number should your number line begin on?ANSWERThe number 0.
Yes. I need to label every whole number between the endpoints. The gaps tell me about the data.
Most frequent measure, smallest measure, least number of things, largest measure, or greatest number of things.
A line plot is a number line that has dots or Xs above each number. The number line does not have dots or Xs.
I can count up the Xs or the dots.
- Vocabulary
- Number line DEFINE
A line on which points are indicated by tick marks that are at regularly-spaced intervals from a starting point.
- Data DEFINE
Information that we have collected.
- Line plot DEFINE
Data along a number line with Xs or dots recorded above the tick marks to indicate the number of times a response appears in the data set.
- Tick mark DEFINE
A mark on the number line. Each mark represents a number.
- Compare DEFINE
To determine which number in a set of numbers is greater or greatest.
- Labels DEFINE
Information about a graph such as the title and units of measurement.
- Number line DEFINE
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