Lesson Worksheet: Frequency Tables Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice making frequency tables for given data.


The table shows the number of students in a class that play different sports. What is the least popular sport in class?

Number of Students161248
  • AHandball
  • BSwimming
  • CFootball
  • DVolleyball


The given table shows the tallies of the books read by a group of children. In numbers, write how many books each child read.

Name Mia Ethan Matthew Natalie Liam
Number of Books
  • A3,1,6,9,4
  • B4,2,7,9,5
  • C5,2,7,10,5
  • D4,2,7,10,5


The table shows the genres of TV programmes watched by students in a class. Which programme is the most popular?

Type of ProgrammeSitcomGame showTalk showDramaSports
Number of Students313954
  • Agame show
  • Bsitcom
  • Csports
  • Ddrama


Using the given data for school performance, complete the frequency table.

weak good weak excellent very good
very good very good very good very weak weak
good very weak weak good excellent
weak very weak very good very good very weak
EstimationVery WeakWeakPassGoodVery GoodExcellent
  • A2, 6, 3, 0, 5, 4
  • B4, 5, 0, 3, 6, 2
  • C4, 5, 0, 3, 2, 6
  • D4, 0, 5, 3, 2, 6


The data shows the classification that 40 students received for their homework. By forming a frequency table, determine the most common classification.

ExcellentGoodExcellentExcellentVery GoodGoodPassGoodExcellentVery Good
ExcellentPassPassGoodVery GoodExcellentExcellentPassVery GoodVery Good
Very GoodExcellentExcellentGoodExcellentVery GoodGoodPassVery GoodGood
GoodPassExcellentVery GoodGoodExcellentPassGoodExcellentPass
  • APass
  • BVery Good
  • CExcellent
  • DGood


The tally chart shows the results of a survey to find the favorite subject of a class. What subject is the most popular?

  • AMathematics
  • BArt
  • CScience
  • DHistory
  • EMusic


The following table shows the number of books read by a group of friends. How many friends are shown in the table?

Friend NameJacksonCharlotteMasonJennifer
Number of Books8935


The table breaks down the achievements of students in a math class. Calculate the number of students who received classifications other than excellent.

GradeFairPassGoodVery GoodExcellent
Number of Students99767


Using the frequency table, find the most common nationality of a tourist.

Number of Tourists in Millions2.511.
  • ABritish
  • BFrench
  • CGerman
  • DRussian
  • EItalian


The table below shows the number of students who participate in school activities. Find the difference in the number of students participating in the school radio between both schools.

Activity Sports Music Arts Library School Radio Scouting
First School 66 64 43 84 99 32
Second School 40 12 55 32 59 20

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