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Measurement


 Tally table, tally marks (l) are used to record data.

 Frequency table, numbers are used instead of tally marks.

TALLY TABLE

Week Bananas Monkey Ate
1
2
3
4  
       = 1  = 5  Tally marks 
Week 1 = monkey ate 6 bananas

 

FREQUENCY TABLE

NUMBER OF BANANAS EATEN
Week Bananas eaten
(Frequency)
Total number of bananas
(Cumulative Frequency)
 
1 6 6  
2 11 17 6 + 11 = 17
3 15 32 17 + 15 = 32
4 7 39 32 + 7 = 39

Frequency column gives the number for each week.

Cumulative frequency gives that day's number plus the sum of the numbers from previous week.

 

Remember:
Tally table
uses tally marks in rows or columns.

Frequency table uses numbers to show how often something happens.

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