# Mathematics Class 6 NCERT Solutions: Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.1 – Part 1

Q.1 In a mathematics test the following marks were obtained by 40 students. Arrange these marks in a table using tally marks.

 8 1 3 7 6 5 5 4 4 2

(a) Find how many students obtained marks equal to or more than 7?

(b) How many students obtained marks below?

 Marks Tally Marks No. of Students

(a) Students obtained marks equal to or more than 7

(b) Students obtained marks below

Q.2 Following is the choice of sweets of students of Class VI.

(a) Table using tally marks:

 Sweets Tally Marks No. of Students

(b) Which sweet is preferred by most of the students?

Q.3 Catherine threw a dice and noted the number appearing each time as shown below:

 1 3 5 6 6 3 5 4 1 6

Make a table and enter the data using tally marks. Find the number that appeared.

(a) The minimum number of times.

 Numbers Tally Marks How many Times?

(a) The minimum number of times

Answer: The minimum number of times = 4

(b) The minimum number of times.

Answer: The maximum number of times

(c) Find those numbers that appear an equal number of times.