Step: 1

On a line plot, the number of times a data value occurs in a data set is indicated by cross marks above that value on a number line.

Step: 2

In the plot the number of cross marks above the name Venus is 1, which is the least.

Step: 3

So, Venus made least number of attempts to hit the target.

Correct Answer is : Venus

Step: 1

The number of cross marks above each day in the graph represent the number of hours Jeff spent watching TV on that day of the week.

Step: 2

From the graph, Jeff spent 5 hours watching TV on Wednesday.

[There are 5 cross marks for Wednesday, in the graph.]

Step: 3

There are 24 hours in a day.

Step: 4

So, the number of hours Jeff didn't watch TV on Wednesday = 24 - 5 = 19

[Subtract 5 from 24.]

Correct Answer is : 19

Step: 1

The number of stamps of each country collected by Sam is indicated by the number of cross marks over each country's name.

Step: 2

The number of stamps of the 6 countries collected by Sam are 10, 5, 8, 3, 6 and 4.

[Count the number of cross marks over each country name.]

Step: 3

Average of the number of the stamps = sum of the number of stamps number of countries .

[Formula for average.]

Step: 4

= 10+5+8+3+6+4 6 = 36 6 = 6.

[Substitute and simplify.]

Step: 5

So, Sam collected an average of 6 stamps per country.

Correct Answer is : 6

Step: 1

The number of cross marks above each name indicates the number of chocolates the student has.

Step: 2

From the plot, the number of chocolates Mitch has = 9

[Count the number of cross marks above the name, Mitch.]

Step: 3

The number of chocolates Catherine has = 4

[Count the number of cross marks above the name, Catherine.]

Step: 4

Difference between the number of chocolates that Mitch and Catherine have = 9 - 4 = 5

[Subtract 4 from 9.]

Step: 5

So, Mitch has 5 more chocolates than Catherine.

Correct Answer is : 5

Step: 1

The number of health surveys conducted in each month is indicated by the number of cross marks above the month in the plot.

Step: 2

The more the number of cross marks, the more number of health surveys were conducted.

Step: 3

From the graph, the number of cross marks for the month of May is the maximum.

[There are 9 cross marks for May.]

Step: 4

So, the maximum number of health surveys were conducted in the month of May.

Correct Answer is : May

Step: 1

The number of lights of a particular color is indicated by the number of cross marks over the color, in the line plot.

Step: 2

From the plot, the number of orange colored lights on the tree is 9.

[Count the orange colored cross marks.]

Step: 3

From the plot, there were 5 green colored lights on the tree.

[Count the number of green colored cross marks.]

Step: 4

The difference between the number of orange and green colored lights = 9 - 5 = 4

[Subtract the number of green lights from the number of orange lights.]

Step: 5

So, there are 4 more orange colored lights on the Christmas tree than the green colored lights.

Correct Answer is : 4

Step: 1

The number of cross marks above each tree represents the number of fruits plucked from that particular tree.

Step: 2

Number of bananas plucked = 7

Step: 3

Number of apples plucked = 3

Step: 4

Difference between the number of apples and bananas plucked = Number of bananas plucked - Number of apples plucked

= 7 - 3 = 4

[Substitute and subtract.]

Step: 5

So, 4 more bananas were plucked than apples.

Correct Answer is : 4

Step: 1

The number of lights of a particular color is indicated by the number of cross marks of the color, in the line plot.

Step: 2

From the graph, the number of blue colored lights in the club is 10.

[Count the blue colored cross marks.]

Step: 3

The number of green colored lights in the club is 5.

[Count the number of green colored cross marks.]

Step: 4

The difference between the number of blue and green colored lights = 10 - 5 = 5

[Subtract the number of green lights from the number of blue lights.]

Step: 5

So, there are 5 more blue colored lights in the club than the green colored lights.

Correct Answer is : 5

Step: 1

Let s be the total number of students obtaining a C in the school.

Step: 2

Step: 3

[Write a proportion.]

Step: 4

12 x s = 2 x 156

[Write the cross products.]

Step: 5

[Divide by 12 on both sides.]

Step: 6

[Simplify.]

Step: 7

So, there are about 26 students obtaining a C in the school.

Correct Answer is : 26

Step: 1

The number of cross marks above each grade represent the number of students in the particular grade who got an 80% on their exam.

Step: 2

The number of students of 8^{th} grade student who received an 80% is 3.

[The number of cross marks above the number 8 is 3.]

Step: 3

The number of students of 7^{th} grade who received an 80% is 6.

[The number of cross marks above the number 7 is 6.]

Step: 4

Difference between the number of students of 8^{th} and 7^{th} grades who got 80%

= 6 - 3 = 3

[Subtract 3 from 6.]

Step: 5

So, 3 more student(s) of 7^{th} grade got 80% than those of 8^{th} grade.

Correct Answer is : 3

Step: 1

The number of cross marks over each name represent the number of students who have the particular opinion.

Step: 2

From the plot, the number of cross marks over the number of students who agreed for the test is 3.

Step: 3

So, the number of students in the class who agreed for the test is 3.

Correct Answer is : 3

Step: 1

The number of words written by each of the students is indicated by the number of cross marks over the name of the student, in the plot.

Step: 2

From the plot, the number of words written by David is 9 and that by Catherine is 4.

[Count the number of cross marks over each name.]

Step: 3

The difference between the number of words written by David and that by Catherine = 9 - 4 = 5

[Subtract the smaller number from the larger number.]

Correct Answer is : 5

Step: 1

The number of shoes is represented using cross marks above the line.

Step: 2

The number of cross marks above running shoes is 6.

Step: 3

The number of cross marks above walking shoes is 9.

Step: 4

The number of cross marks above tennis shoes is 7.

Step: 5

So, the number of walking shoes Sam owns is 9.

Correct Answer is : 9

Step: 1

In a line plot, the number of times a data value occurs in the data set is indicated by cross marks above the respective data value on the number line.

Step: 2

The cross mark above Mango is 1.

Step: 3

So, the number of Mangoes in the bag is 1.

Correct Answer is : 1

Step: 1

The number of cross marks above each boy′s name indicates the number of toy cars each boy has.

Step: 2

Looking at the line plot, we learn that Jack has the maximum number of toy cars.

[The number of cross marks above the name 'Jack' is 6.]

Correct Answer is : Jack

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