Graphs: Collecting data

Recording data is useful in many jobs, like taking stock in a shop, or a patient's temperature.

Quick tips for tutors

Collecting data includes:

  • Using charts and tables including tally
  • Labelling pictograms, bar charts and line graphs
  • Writing questions for surveys
  • Choosing samples for surveys

Downloadable Factsheets

Presenting data in different ways
Collecting data and presenting it as a list
Tally tables
Collecting data: Bar charts
Collecting and presenting data using line graphs
Designing questions

Downloadable Worksheets

Creating your own bar chart
Representing data in a bar chart
Representing data in a pictogram
Carrying out a questionnaire
Representing data using a line graph
Designing questionnaires

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