# Question Video: Reading Bar Graphs

Some children are listening to jazz, folk and country music. The given bar graph shows the number of children listening to each genre. How many children are listening to music all together?

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### Video Transcript

Some children are listening to jazz, folk, and country music. The given bar graph shows the number of children listening to each genre. How many children are listening to music altogether?

The graph shows children listening to different music genres. A genre is a type of music. Jazz, country, and folk are different types of music. We need to find the total number of children listening to music.

How many children are listening to jazz? Five children. How many children are listening to country music? Another five. And six children are listening to folk music. How many children are listening to music altogether? Let’s add five plus five plus six. Five plus five makes 10. And 10 plus six equals 16. The number of children listening to music altogether is 16.