What is a Frequency Distribution Table? - Definition & Example

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Given the following data, what is the frequency of red M&M's?


Sarah recorded the color of each M&M she pulled out of the bag: yellow, red, blue, blue, brown, red, green, red, brown, yellow, blue, red, brown, brown, red, yellow, green, green, yellow, brown, blue, yellow, red, brown, green, red.

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1.

Given the following data, how many different colors of M&M's were in the bag?


Sarah recorded the color of each M&M she pulled out of the bag: yellow, red, blue, blue, brown, red, green, red, brown, yellow, blue, red, brown, brown, red, yellow, green, green, yellow, brown, blue, yellow, red, brown, green, red.

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Given the following data, what is the missing number in the frequency distribution table?


Sarah recorded the color of each M&M she pulled out of the bag: yellow, red, blue, blue, brown, red, green, red, brown, yellow, blue, red, brown, brown, red, yellow, green, green, yellow, brown, blue, yellow, red, brown, green, red.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In math, there are several methods for keeping track of and organizing different types of information, and this quiz has been designed to determine how much you remember about frequency distribution tables. Quiz questions will ask you to apply what you know about this topic to solve sample problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these evaluation tools, you can identify what you recall about:

  • Determining the frequency of red M&M's from given data
  • Using data to identify the number of colors in an M&M's bag
  • Implementing these tables to figure out the missing number in a sequence
  • Referencing data to isolate how often a single item is seen
  • Reviewing data to determine the number of items seen

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can be used to help enhance the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve frequency distribution table practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to use these tables to identify missing numbers in a sequence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how frequently a single item is noticed within a given data set

Additional Learning

Explore more about this topic in the related lesson, What Is a Frequency Distribution Table? - Definitions & Example. Besides locating answers to the quiz questions, you can read-up about the following:

  • Definition of a frequency distribution table
  • Types of data to review with these tables
  • Examples of frequency distribution tables
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