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# Frequency Table

## Definition of Frequency Table

A Frequency Table is a table that lists items and uses tally marks to record and show the number of times they occur.

### Example of Frequency Table

The following frequency table shows the number of grade 2 students who chose Taco or Burger as their favorite bakery food.

### Solved Example on Frequency Table

#### Ques: Josh made a frequency table of the scores his students got on a test.

How many students got more than 85 marks?

• A. 14
• B. 13
• C. 17
• D. 15

### Solution:

• Step 1: In the frequency table, the frequency column represents the number of students who scored marks in the particular range.
• Step 2: The number of students who scored above 85 marks = number of students who scored 86 - 90 marks + students who scored 91 - 95 marks + students who scored 96 - 100 marks
• Step 3: = 8 + 5 + 1 [Substitute the values from the table.]
• Step 4: = 14 [Add.]
• Step 5: So, 14 students got more than 85 marks.

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