What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples


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What type of information does a histogram show?

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1. If a student got a 75, which bar should increase?

2. This histogram shows test scores. Based on this information, how many students got a score of 91 or better?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Have you ever been curious about how to create and use histograms? With this quiz/worksheet, you can check your knowledge of this topic and learn important vocabulary terms that you will need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on the following terms and topics:

  • The information presented on histograms
  • How to read histograms
  • Data range
  • Continuous data sets

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on histograms
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve histogram practice problems
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about histograms and data sets

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about histograms, check out the accompanying lesson on What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define histograms and learn when to use them
  • Understand what a continuous data set is
  • Learn how to read sample histograms