GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF DATA : Bar graph : A Bar graph is a chart that uses bars to show comparisons between categories of data. The bars can either be horizontal or vertical.

**GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF DATA**

__Bar graph__

**A
Bar graph is a chart that uses bars to show comparisons between categories of
data. The bars can either be horizontal or vertical.**

__Example 1__

The number of things sold in a month of
January in a particular shop is shown below. Draw a bargraph.

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**Activity 1**

**1. Take a survey among your friends and family on their
favourite pets. Use the information to draw a bargraph.**

**2. Take a survey among your school friends or their favorite
colour. (key: Purple, Green, Red, Brown, Blue) Draw a bargraph to represent your
data.**

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**Activity 2**

The following information
is collected from 50 students of class 5 about their grades in exams. Complete
the following table.

__Example 2__

In Trichy, a GHSS has five different
clubs. The data shows the number
of students in each club. Use the information to draw a bargraph and answer the
questions.

1)
Which club has the fewest students? How many?

**Answer: Arts
club 28**

2)
How many students are there in art and debate clubs?

**Answer:
28+80=108**

3)
Find how many students are there in the sports club more than the drama club?

**Answer:
20**

4)
How many students are there in all clubs together?

**Answer: 478**

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**Activity 3**

Take a survey among your classmates on their favourite hobby.
[Clue: Reading, Painting, Gardening, Cooking, Fishing] Draw bargraph to
represent your data.

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