Worksheet: Line Plots

In this worksheet, we will practice drawing and analyzing line plots displaying a data set of measurements in fractions or decimals of a unit.

Q1:

How many families have at least 4 children?

Q2:

The given line plot shows the quiz scores of students in a history class. How many students scored less than 14?

Q3:

The dot plot shows the different scores achieved in a game. What was the highest score?

Q4:

The line plot shows the heights of a number of students. Is it true that none of the students is 49 inches tall?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q5:

What is the difference between the highest score and the lowest score?

Q6:

Which of the descriptions is not true for the distribution represented by the diagram?

  • AThe distribution has an outlier at 5.
  • BThe distribution has a cluster from 21 to 27.
  • CThe distribution has a peak at 26.
  • DThe distribution is symmetric.
  • EThe distribution has a gap from 6 to 20.

Q7:

The line plot shows how many boxes of cookies a group of Girl Scouts sold in a day. How many more girls sold 14 boxes than those who sold 17 boxes?

Q8:

This line plot shows the quiz scores for a group of students. Is there a gap between 17 and 20?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q9:

The line plot shows math test scores of a group of students. Which of the following is a cluster of data?

  • A16–17
  • B16–19
  • C17–19
  • D16–18
  • E15–19

Q10:

Identify any outliers in this line plot.

Q11:

James asked his friends how many cupcakes they had at the party. Determine how many people had no more than 5 cupcakes.

Q12:

The graph shows the weights of all dogs in a shelter. Are there 35 dogs in the shelter?

  • Ano
  • Byes

Q13:

Determine how many of the activities represented on the line plot burn 4 calories per minute.

Q14:

The dot plot shows the different scores achieved in a quiz. What was the lowest score?

Q15:

The line plot shows the heights of a number of students. Are all the students 54 inches tall?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

Q16:

The line plot shows the distribution of medals won by different countries during the Olympics. How many countries won more medals than the total number of medals won by the 8 lowest-ranking countries?

Q17:

Where is the center of the distribution shown on the dot plot?

Q18:

The line plot shows different volumes of white paint used to decorate a hotel. Volume of paint is given to the nearest 14 of a gallon.

What was the total volume of paint used?

How much greater is the largest volume of paint compared to the smallest one?

  • A18 of a gallon
  • B12 a gallon
  • C13 of a gallon
  • D14 of a gallon
  • E15 of a gallon

Q19:

The line plot shows the number of comic books owned by a group of students. How many comic books are owned by each of exactly 4 students?

Q20:

An electric cable is cut into pieces of different lengths. The lengths have been plotted below to the nearest 12 a meter.

How many times longer is the longest piece of cable than the shortest piece?

If the main cable was cut into the same number of pieces so that they all have the same length, what would the length of each piece be?

Q21:

The given line plot shows the lengths of different line segments measured by a student using a ruler to the nearest 18 of an inch.

How many times greater in length is the longest line segment than the smallest one?

By how much is the longest line segment longer than the smallest one?

  • A12 an inch
  • B14 of an inch
  • C18 of an inch
  • D58 of an inch
  • E38 of an inch

Determine the total of the lengths measured.

Q22:

During a relay race, team members ran different distances, as shown on the line plot below. (Distances are given to the nearest 14 of a mile.)

One team member ran further than the others. How many miles did he run?

  • A1012 miles
  • B1034 miles
  • C10 miles
  • D11 miles
  • E1014 miles

If every team member was to run the same distance, how many miles would each person run?

Q23:

Which of the descriptions is correct for the distribution represented by the diagram?

  • AThe distribution has a gap from 6 to 18.
  • BThe distribution is symmetric.
  • CThe distribution has an outlier at 10.
  • DThe distribution has a peak at 26.
  • EThe distribution has a cluster from 28 to 32.

Q24:

The line plot shows the time taken by different students to run a mile. (Timings given to the nearest 14 of a minute.)

Find the time taken by the fastest student to finish the race.

  • A634 min
  • B714 min
  • C612 min
  • D734 min
  • E614 min

Find the time taken by the slowest student to finish the race.

  • A612 min
  • B634 min
  • C614 min
  • D714 min
  • E734 min

How much faster was the quickest student compared to the slowest one?

  • A114 min
  • B134 min
  • C2 min
  • D112 min
  • E1 min

How many students took part in the race?

If the total time of all the students was redistributed so that all students finished at the same time, what would the finish time be?

Q25:

The line plot shows the distribution of medals after an international tournament. What is the difference in the number of medals between the country that won the most medals and the country that won the twelfth most medals?

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