What is a Frequency Polygon? - Definition & Examples


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What type of graph is a frequency polygon?

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1. All of the following are elements of a frequency polygon EXCEPT:


Use the frequency polygon to answer the question:

How many high jumpers jumped a height of 7 feet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Frequency polygons are useful graphs, and you can determine your proficiency with them through this quiz and printable worksheet combo. Quiz questions will inquire regarding elements of a frequency polygon, types of graphs, mutually exclusive results, and interpreting a frequency polygon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Number of mutually exclusive results in a data set
  • Type of graph that a frequency polygon is
  • Interpretation of a frequency polygon
  • Elements of a frequency polygon

Skills Practiced

You will showcase the following skills in your work:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving frequency polygons
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding elements of a frequency polygon and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mutually exclusive results
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on frequency polygons

Additional Learning

Check out the accompanying lesson, called What is a Frequency Polygon? - Definition & Examples, to continue your investigation of this math topic. Objectives covered in this lesson will include:

  • Define frequency polygon and explain its use
  • Relate what you learn in the lesson to real-life applications
  • Understand how to display data on a frequency polygon
  • Explain how to interpret and solve problems using a frequency polygon