#### Question

Number of children in six different classes are given below. Represent the data on a bar graph.

Class |
Fifth |
Sixth |
Seventh |
Eighth |
Ninth |
Tenth |

Number of children |
135 | 120 | 95 | 100 | 90 | 80 |

1) How would you choose a scale?

2) Answer the following questions:

a) Which class has the maximum number of children? And the minimum?

b) Find the ratio of students of class sixth to the students of class eight.

#### Solution

1) We will choose a scale as 1 unit = 10 children because we can represent a more clear difference between the number of students of class 7^{th} and that of class 9^{th} by this scale.

2.1)Since the bar representing the number of children for class fifth is the tallest, there are maximum number of children in class fifth. Similarly, since the bar representing the number of children for class tenth is the smallest, there are minimum number of children in class tenth.

2.2) The number of students in class sixth is 120 and the number of students in class eighth is 100.

Therefore, the ratio between the number of students of class sixth and the number of

students of class eighth = `120/100 = 6/5 = 6 : 5`