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2.1.2 Frequency Table

Many of the statistics learnt in the previous section can be asked in the context of frequency table. This section is about frequency table and helping you learn to calculate the stats with frequency table. Following examples will help you get started with the basics of frequency table.

First thing to note is that there are two kinds of frequency tables. Following two examples will help you understand both types.

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Example 1

The following data frequency table gives the number of books students in a class read in a month.

Calculate i) mean, ii) mode, iii) median, iv) lower quartile, v) upper quartile, vi) interquartile range, vii) range, viii) standard deviation

Frequency tables can be given in another form where instead of each value given in the first column you may be given a range of values. These questions are a bit harder. Have a look below.

Example 2

The following data frequency table gives the number of books students in a class read in a month.

Calculate i) mean, ii) mode, iii) median, iv) lower quartile, v) upper quartile, vi) interquartile range, vii) range, viii) standard deviation

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