# NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths chapter 14 - Statistics [Latest edition]

## Solutions for Chapter 14: Statistics

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 14 of CBSE NCERT for Class 9 Maths.

Exercise 14.1Exercise 14.2Exercise 14.3Exercise 14.4
Exercise 14.1 [Page 239]

### NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 14 Statistics Exercise 14.1 [Page 239]

Exercise 14.1 | Q 1 | Page 239

Give five examples of data that you can collect from day to day life.

Exercise 14.1 | Q 2 | Page 239

Classify the given data as primary or secondary data.

In our day to day life, we can collect the following data.

1. Number of females per 1000 males in various states of our country

2. Weights of students of our class

3. Production of wheat in the last 10 years in our country

4. Number of plants in our locality

5. Rainfall in our city in the last 10 years

Exercise 14.2 [Pages 245 - 246]

### NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 14 Statistics Exercise 14.2 [Pages 245 - 246]

Exercise 14.2 | Q 1 | Page 245

The blood groups of 30 students of Class VIII are recorded as follows:-

A, B, O, O, AB, O, A, O, B, A, O, B, A, O, O, A, AB, O, A, A, O, O, AB, B, A, O, B, A, B, O.

Represent this data in the form of a frequency distribution table. Which is the most common, and which is the rarest, blood group among these students?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 2 | Page 245

The distance (in km) of 40 engineers from their residence to their place of work were found as follows:-

 5 3 10 20 25 11 13 7 12 31 19 10 12 17 18 11 32 17 16 2 7 9 7 8 3 5 12 15 18 3 12 14 2 9 6 15 15 7 6 12

Construct a grouped frequency distribution table with class size 5 for the data given above taking the first interval as 0-5 (5 not included). What main features do you observe from this tabular representation?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 3 | Page 245

The relative humidity (in %) of a certain city for a month of 30 days was as follows:-

 98.1 98.6 99.2 90.3 86.5 95.3 92.9 96.3 94.2 95.1 89.2 92.3 97.1 93.5 92.7 95.1 97.2 93.3 95.2 97.3 96.2 92.1 84.9 90.2 95.7 98.3 97.3 96.1 92.1 89

(i) Construct a grouped frequency distribution table with classes

84 - 86, 86 - 88

(ii) Which month or season do you think this data is about?

(iii) What is the range of this data?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 4 | Page 245

The heights of 50 students, measured to the nearest centimeters, have been found to be as follows:-

 161 150 154 165 168 161 154 162 150 151 162 164 171 165 158 154 156 172 160 170 153 159 161 170 162 165 166 168 165 164 154 152 153 156 158 162 160 161 173 166 161 159 162 167 168 159 158 153 154 159

(i) Represent the data given above by a grouped frequency distribution table, taking the class intervals as 160 - 165, 165 - 170, etc.

(ii) What can you conclude bout their heights from the table?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 5 | Page 245

A study was conducted to find out the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the air in parts per million (ppm) of a certain city. The data obtained for 30 days is as follows:-

 0.03 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.04 0.17 0.16 0.05 0.02 0.06 0.18 0.2 0.11 0.08 0.12 0.13 0.22 0.07 0.08 0.01 0.1 0.06 0.09 0.18 0.11 0.07 0.05 0.07 0.01 0.04

(i) Make a grouped frequency distribution table for this data with class intervals as 0.00 - 0.04, 0.04 - 0.08, and so on.

(ii) For how many days, was the concentration of sulphur dioxide more than 0.11 parts per million?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 6 | Page 246

Three coins were tossed 30 times simultaneously. Each time the number of heads occurring was noted down as follows:-

 0 1 2 2 1 2 3 1 3 0 1 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 2 0

Prepare a frequency distribution table for the data given above.

Exercise 14.2 | Q 7 | Page 246

The value of π up to50 decimal places is given below:-

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510

(i) Make a frequency distribution of the digits from 0 to 9 after the decimal point.

(ii) What are the most and the least frequently occurring digits?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 8 | Page 246

Thirty children were asked about the number of hours they watched TV programmes in the previous week. The results were found as follows:-

 1 6 2 3 5 12 5 8 4 8 10 3 4 12 2 8 15 1 17 6 3 2 8 5 9 6 8 7 14 12

(i) Make a grouped frequency distribution table for this data, taking class width 5 and one of the class intervals as 5 - 10.

(ii) How many children watched television for 15 or more hours a week?

Exercise 14.2 | Q 9 | Page 246

A company manufactures car batteries of a particular type. The lives (in years) of 40 such batteries were recorded as follows:-

 2.6 3 3.7 3.2 2.2 4.1 3.5 4.5 3.5 2.3 3.2 3.4 3.8 3.2 4.6 3.7 2.5 4.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 3 4.3 2.8 3.5 3.2 3.9 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.7 3.4 4.6 3.8 3.2 2.6 3.5 4.2 2.9 3.6

Construct a grouped frequency distribution table for this data, using class intervals of size 0.5 starting from the intervals 2 − 2.5.

Exercise 14.3 [Pages 258 - 261]

### NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 14 Statistics Exercise 14.3 [Pages 258 - 261]

Exercise 14.3 | Q 1 | Page 258

A survey conducted by an organisation for the cause of illness and death among the women between the ages 15 - 44 (in years) worldwide, found the following figures (in %):-

 S.No. Causes Female fatality rate (%) 1 Reproductive health conditions 31.8 2 Neuropsychiatric conditions 25.4 3 Injuries 12.4 4 Cardiovascular conditions 4.3 5 Respiratory conditions 4.1 6 Other causes 22.0

(i) Represent the information given above graphically.

(ii) Which condition is the major cause of women’s ill health and death worldwide?

(iii) Try to find out, with the help of your teacher, any two factors which play a major role in the cause in (ii) above being the major cause.

Exercise 14.3 | Q 2 | Page 258

The following data on the number of girls (to the nearest ten) per thousand boys in different sections of Indian society is given below.

 Section Number of girls per thousand boys Scheduled Caste (SC) 940 Scheduled Tribe (ST) 970 Non SC/ST 920 Backward districts 950 Non-backward districts 920 Rural 930 Urban 910

(i) Represent the information above by a bar graph.

(ii) In the classroom discuss what conclusions can be arrived at from the graph.

Exercise 14.3 | Q 3 | Page 259

Given below are the seats won by different political parties in the polling outcome of a state assembly elections:-

 Political Party A B C D E F Seats Won 75 55 37 29 10 37

(i) Draw a bar graph to represent the polling results.

(ii) Which political party won the maximum number of seats?

Exercise 14.3 | Q 4 | Page 259

The length of 40 leaves of a plant are measured correct to one millimetre, and the obtained data is represented in the following table:-

 Length (in mm) Number of leaves 118 - 126 3 127 - 135 5 136 - 144 9 145 - 153 12 154 - 162 5 163 - 171 4 172 - 180 2

(i) Draw a histogram to represent the given data. [Hint: First make the class intervals continuous]

(ii) Is there any other suitable graphical representation for the same data?

(iii) Is it correct to conclude that the maximum number of leaves are 153 mm long? Why?

Exercise 14.3 | Q 5 | Page 259

The following table gives the life times of 400 neon lamps:-

 Life time (in hours) Number of lamps 300 - 400 14 400 - 500 56 500 - 600 60 600 - 700 86 700 - 800 74 800 - 900 62 900 - 1000 48

(i) Represent the given information with the help of a histogram.

(ii) How many lamps have a life time of more than 700 hours?

Exercise 14.3 | Q 6 | Page 260

The following table gives the distribution of students of two sections according to the mark obtained by them:-

 Section A Section B Marks Frequency Marks Frequency 0 - 10 3 0 - 10 5 10 - 20 9 10 - 20 19 20 - 30 17 20 - 30 15 30 - 40 12 30 - 40 10 40 - 50 9 40 - 50 1

Represent the marks of the students of both the sections on the same graph by two frequency polygons. From the two polygons compare the performance of the two sections.

Exercise 14.3 | Q 7 | Page 260

The runs scored by two teams A and B on the first 60 balls in a cricket match are given below:-

 Number of balls Team A Team B 1 - 6 2 5 7 - 12 1 6 13 - 18 8 2 19 - 24 9 10 25 - 30 4 5 31 - 36 5 6 37 - 42 6 3 43 - 48 10 4 49 - 54 6 8 55 - 60 2 10

Represent the data of both the teams on the same graph by frequency polygons.

[Hint :- First make the class intervals continuous.]

Exercise 14.3 | Q 8 | Page 261

A random survey of the number of children of various age groups playing in a park was found as follows:-

 Age (in years) Number of children 1 - 2 5 2 - 3 3 3 - 5 6 5 - 7 12 7 - 10 9 10 - 15 10 15 - 17 4

Draw a histogram to represent the data above.

Exercise 14.3 | Q 9 | Page 261

100 surnames were randomly picked up from a local telephone directory and a frequency distribution of the number of letters in the English alphabet in the surnames was found as follows:-

 Number of letters Number of surnames 1 - 4 6 4 - 6 30 6 - 8 44 8 - 12 16 12 - 20 4

(i) Draw a histogram to depict the given information.

(ii) Write the class interval in which the maximum number of surnames lie.

Exercise 14.4 [Page 269]

### NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 14 Statistics Exercise 14.4 [Page 269]

Exercise 14.4 | Q 1 | Page 269

The following number of goals were scored by a team in a series of 10 matches:-

2, 3, 4, 5, 0, 1, 3, 3, 4, 3

Find the mean, median and mode of these scores.

Exercise 14.4 | Q 2 | Page 269

In a mathematics test given to 15 students, the following marks (out of 100) are recorded:-

41, 39, 48, 52, 46, 62, 54, 40, 96, 52, 98, 40, 42, 52, 60

Find the mean, median and mode of this data.

Exercise 14.4 | Q 3 | Page 269

The following observations have been arranged in ascending order. If the median of the data is 63, find the value of x.

29, 32, 48, 50, x, x + 2, 72, 78, 84, 95

Exercise 14.4 | Q 4 | Page 269

Find the mode of 14, 25, 14, 28, 18, 17, 18, 14, 23, 22, 14, 18.

Exercise 14.4 | Q 5 | Page 269

Find the mean salary of 60 workers of a factory from the following table:-

 Salary (in Rs) Number of workers 3000 16 4000 12 5000 10 6000 8 7000 6 8000 4 9000 3 10000 1 Total 60
Exercise 14.4 | Q 6 | Page 269

Give one example of a situation in which

(i) the mean is an appropriate measure of central tendency.

(ii) the mean is not an appropriate measure of central tendency but the median is an appropriate measure of central tendency.

## Solutions for Chapter 14: Statistics

Exercise 14.1Exercise 14.2Exercise 14.3Exercise 14.4

## NCERT solutions for Class 9 Maths chapter 14 - Statistics

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