# The Table Below Gives the Number of Children Who Took Part in the Various Items of the Talent Show as Part of the Annual School Gathering. Make a Bar Graph to Show this Data. - Mathematics

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The table below gives the number of children who took part in the various items of the talent show as part of the annual school gathering. Make a bar graph to show this data. (Scale: on Y-axis, 1cm = 4 children)

 Programme Theatre Dance Vocal music Instrumental music One-act plays No. of students 24 40 16 8 4

#### Solution

Steps to draw the bar graph:

(1) In the centre of the graph paper, write the title "Programmes and number of children".

(2) Draw the X-axis and Y-axis, and mark O, their point of intersection.

(3) Write the name of the programmes on the X-axis at equal distances.

(4) The number of children taking part in the various items of the talent show is taken on the Y-axis.

(5) Write the scale in the top right-hand corner i.e. 1 cm = 4 children on the Y-axis.

(6) Draw a bar of the appropriate height above the name of each programme on the X-axis.

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Balbharati Mathematics 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Bar Graphs
Practice Set 19 | Q 3 | Page 39