Video: Using a Frequency Table to Calculate the Mode for a Data Set

Using the frequency table, find which hobby is the most popular.

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Using the frequency table, find which hobby is the most popular.

At the top, the hobbies are listed: singing, drawing, acting, reading, and music. And at the bottom are the number of students who prefer that. So seven students like singing. Eight students like drawing. 13 students like acting. Nine students like reading. Six students like music. And there’s a total of 43 students.

So which hobby is the most popular? Well, the most popular hobby will have the most number of students, which would be here. There are 13 students who like acting the best. Therefore, acting will be the hobby that is the most popular.

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