T4T Gr 4 C1 Task- Let's Get Physical

This task is from Tools 4 NC Teachers.  Given a frequency table students create a line plot and then analyze and interpret the data. This is remixable.

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Last week, Mr. Cecil’s class started learning about the importance of good nutrition and exercise.  They decided to keep track of the number of laps each child ran on the track for the week.  Mr. Cecil listed the number of laps on a piece of notebook paper. 

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Part 1:  Students will create a frequency table to help you analyze the collected data.  

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Part 2:  Students will analyze the data by responding to the following questions:

1.  What was the greatest number of laps that was run? (36)

2.  What was the smallest number of laps? (15)

3.  How many laps did most students run? (18)

4.  What was the total number of laps run by Mr. Cecil’s class? (405)

Extension:  If 6 laps around the track equals 1 mile, how many students ran at least 5 miles in a week?

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