NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.4

The important steps to be followed in the construction of bar graphs are the main topics discussed under NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.4. The students can self analyse their knowledge about the concepts by solving problems using NCERT Solutions Class 6 Maths designed by expert faculty at BYJU’S. They can also understand the shortcut methods and formulas, which are important while answering questions.

NCERT Solutions For Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Data Handling Exercise 9.4

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1. A survey of 120 school students was done to find which activity they prefer to do in their free time.

Preferred Activity Number of Students
Playing 45
Reading story books 30
Watching T.V 20
Listening to music 10
Painting 15

Draw a bar graph to illustrate the above data taking a scale of 1 unit length = 5 students. Which activity is preferred by most of the students other than playing?

Solutions:

By taking a scale of 1 unit length = 5 students, the bar graph is shown below considering the above data:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.4 - 1

Reading storybooks is the activity preferred by most of the students, other than playing.

2. The number of Mathematics books sold by a shopkeeper on six consecutive days is shown below:

Days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Number of books sold 65 40 30 50 20 70

Draw a bar graph to represent the above information choosing the scale of your choice.

Solutions:

By taking a scale of 1 unit length = 10 books, we can draw a bar graph of the above data as follows:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.4 - 2

3. Following table shows the number of bicycles manufactured in a factory during the years 1998 to 2002. Illustrate this data using a bar graph. Choose a scale of your choice

Year Number of Bicycles Manufactured
1998 800
1999 600
2000 900
2001 1100
2002 1200

(a) In which year was the maximum number of bicycles manufactured?

(b) In which year was the minimum number of bicycles manufactured?

Solutions:

By taking a scale of 1 unit length = 100 bicycles, we can draw a bar graph of the above data as follows:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.4 - 3

(a) In the year 2002, the maximum number of bicycles were manufactured, i.e. 1200 bicycles.

(b) In the year 1999, the minimum number of bicycles were manufactured, i.e. 600 bicycles.

4. Number of persons in various age groups in a town is given in the following table.

Age Group

(in years)

1-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75 and above
Number of Persons 2 lakhs 1 lakh 60 thousand 1 lakh 20 thousand 1 lakh 20 thousand 80 thousand 40 thousand

Draw a bar graph to represent the above information and answer the following questions. (take 1 unit length = 20 thousand)

(a) Which two age groups have the same population?

(b) All persons in the age group of 60 and above are called senior citizens. How many senior citizens are there in the town?

Solutions:

By taking a scale of 1 unit length = 20 thousand, we can draw a bar graph of the above data as follows:

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.4 - 4

(a) The two age groups which have the same population are 30-44 and 45-59.

(b) Senior citizens are the persons between the age group either from 60-74 or 75 and above.

Therefore, the number of senior citizens in the town = 80000 + 40000

= 1 lakh 20 thousand

Hence, the number of senior citizens in the town is 1 lakh 20 thousand.

Access Other Exercises of NCERT Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 – Data Handling

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