Frequency Distribution
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Frequencydistribution chart or Frequency distribution is a method to present raw data in the form, from which one can easily understand the information contained in the raw data.
The construction of a frequencydistribution from the given raw data is done by the use of the
method of tally marks.
How to give tally marks .
BUT the 5th mark is drawn ACROSS the previous 4 marks:
Remember : every fifth mark is drawn across the previous 4 marks 
Example 1 : Write 13 as tally mark.
Solution : 13 = 5 + 5 + 3 ( use of 5 )
13 = 
Example 2 :Given below are the marks of 25 students of class 8th in a school. Prepare a frequencydistribution table.
15,16,16,14,17,17,16,15,15,16,16,17,15,16,16,14,16,15,14,15,16,16,15,14,15
Marks 
Tally bars 
Frequency 
14 
 
4 
15 

8 
16 

10 
17 
 
3 
Total 
 
25 
Range = Highest score  Lowest score
From the above , we can say that,
Highest score = 17 and Lowest score = 14 and so Range = 17 – 14 = 3
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Example 3: Following table shows the points of scores each player plays :
Player 
Game 1 
Game 2 
Game 3 
Game 4 
A 
14 
16 
10 
10 
B 
0 
8 
6 
4 
c 
8 
11 
Did not play 
13 
1) Find the average scores of three players.
2) Who is the best performer?
Solution :
Average score of player A =( 14 + 16 + 10 + 10)/ 4 = 50 / 4 = 12.5
Average score of player B =( 0 + 8 + 6 + 4)/ 4 = 18 / 4 = 4.5
Average score of player C =( 8 + 11 + 13 )/ 4 = 32 / 3 = 10.66
So from above, the average score of player A is more.So player A is the best performer.
Statistics
• Statistics
• Pictograph
• Pie chart
• Bar Graph
• Double Bar Graph
• Histogram
• Frequency polygon
• Frequency distribution (Discrete )
• Frequency distribution continuous (or grouped)
• Measures of central tendency ( Mean, Mode and Median)
• Ogive or Frequency curve.
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