Look at the following set of data.
What is the median? 

A. 
60.5 

B. 
58 

C. 
70 

D. 
57 

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Rodney wanted to survey the numbers of people travelling in cars passing his house. The numbers of people were He put the data in a frequency table  see below:
Calculate the arithmetic mean of the data. 

A. 
4 

B. 
3.1 

C. 
2.06 

D. 
7 

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Lucy  aged 15  made a survey of the sizes of shoes worn by her friends. The sizes are 5 ; 5 ½ ; 6 ; 6 ; 6 ½; 6 ½ ; 7 ; 7 ; 7 ; 7 ; 7 ; 7 ½ ; 8. She puts the data into a frequency table:
The range is 3. 

A. 
he needs to make only 3 shoe sizes 

B. 
he needs to make all sizes of shoes 

C. 
that he need not make many different sizes as there is only a 3 size difference in the shoe size of Lucy's friends. 

D. 
he needs to make only size 3 shoe 

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Lucy  aged 15  made a survey of the sizes of shoes worn by her friends. She put the data into a frequency table:
What is the mode? 

A. 
6 

B. 
6.5 

C. 
6.6 

D. 
7 

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The table shows the frequency of different lengths of words in a paragraph.
What is the range? 

A. 
11 

B. 
2 

C. 
5 

D. 
31 

E. 
6 

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When working with data you need to know three common averages: the mean, the median and the mode. They help you to find out certain things about your data.In the paragraph above count the number of letters in each word and then record the data in a frequency table. You will have to do the tally for yourself on a piece of paper. How many words are there altogether? 

A. 
30 

B. 
29 

C. 
25 

D. 
31 

E. 
28 

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The table shows the frequency of words of different length in a paragraph.
What does the total frequency tell you about the paragraph? 

A. 
the total number of words in the paragraph 

B. 
the total number of letters in the paragraph 

C. 
the mean 

D. 
the range 

E. 
the number of minutes to do the question 

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How many lines of symmetry does an octagon have? 

A. 
5 lines 

B. 
6 lines 

C. 
7 lines 

D. 
8 lines 

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How many lines of symmetry does a heptagon have? 

A. 
5 lines 

B. 
6 lines 

C. 
7 lines 

D. 
8 lines 

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State whether the following statement is true or false: The diagonals of a square and a rectangle are equal. 

A. 
True 

B. 
False 

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