Mathematics Class 6 NCERT Solutions: Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.1 – Part 1
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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?
Answer:
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.
Ladoo, Barfi, Ladoo, Jalebi, Ladoo, Rashulla, Jalebi, Ladoo, Barfi, Rasgulla, Ladoo, Jalebi, Rashulla, Ladoo, Rasgulla, Jalebi, Ladoo, Rasgulla, Ladoo, Ladoo, Barfi, Rasgulla, Rasgulla, Jalebi, Rasgulla, Ladoo, Rasgulla, Jalebi, Ladoo
(a) Table using tally marks:
Sweets  Tally Marks  No. of Students 













(b) Which sweet is preferred by most of the students?
Answer: Ladoo preferred most of the students because students prefer eat.
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.
Answer:
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.
Answer: