What is a Line Plot in Math? - Definition & Examples


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_____ is a graphical display of data along a number line with Xs or dots recorded above the responses to indicate the number occurrences a response appears in the data set.

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1. Mr. Haley's class created this line plot to show how many candy bars each student likes. How many students like three candy bars?

2. How many cars were sold in all?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand line plots. Topics tested in the quiz include how to interpret the information within a line plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on topics such as:

  • Comparing information in a line plot
  • How to use the data to solve line plot problems
  • How to properly read data within a line plot

Skills Practiced

Here are some skills these assessments cover:

  • Problem Solving - use acquired knowledge to solve line plot practice problems
  • Information Recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding line plots
  • Knowledge Application - use your knowledge to answer questions about line plots

Additional Learning

For more information, please go over the lesson titled What is a Line Plot in Math? - Definition & Examples. Objectives this lesson goes over are:

  • Reviewing examples of line plots
  • Knowing how to make a line plot
  • Defining outliers