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# Ma4 Handling data

This is a collection of work. Click through the chapters to see the full collection or download the attached standards file.

## Customers visiting the local supermarket

### Teacher's notes

• Organises data on a tally chart.
• Identifies the mode.
• Draws a bar chart.

### Next steps

• Use a scale with regular intervals for the y -axis.
• Label lines not spaces on the y -axis.

## Spinner

### Teacher's notes

• Recognises odd and even numbers.
• Explains his reasoning:
• certain: 'all the numbers are less than 8'
• impossible: 'there's no 4'
• even chance: 'two out of the four numbers are odd'.

### Next steps

Begin to recognise situations which are likely or unlikely.

## What the teacher knows about Darren's attainment in Ma4

Using a tally chart, Darren records data accurately. He represents the data on a bar chart, but requires assistance with choice of scale and setting it out on the axes. He extracts information from simple tables, bar charts and pictograms, provided it is a one-step interpretation. Darren is able to identify the mode of a set of data.