# The total number of students of a school in different years is shown in the following table

A. Prepare a pictograph of students using one symbol to represent 100 students and answer the following questions:

(a) How many symbols represent total number of students in the year 2002?

(b) How many symbols represent total number of students for the year 1998?

B. Prepare another pictograph of students using any other symbol each representing 50 students. Which pictograph do you find more informative?

**Solution:**

We use the concept of data handling to answer the given questions.

A.

(a) The total number of students in the year 2002 is represented by 6 symbols.

(b) The total number of students in the year 1998 are represented by 5 complete and 1 incomplete symbol.

B.The second pictograph seems more informative as it is more precise to the actual number of students.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.2 Question 2

## The total number of students of a school in different years is shown in the following table A. Prepare a pictograph of students using one symbol to represent 100 students and answer the following questions: (a) How many symbols represent the total number of students in the year 2002? (b) How many symbols represent the total number of students for the year 1998? B. Prepare another pictograph of students using any other symbol each representing 50 students. Which pictograph do you find more informative?

**Summary:**

Using the concept of data handling, we can conclude that A.(a) the total number of students in the year 2002 is represented by 6 symbols A.(b) the total number of students in the year 1998 is represented by 5 complete and 1 incomplete symbol and B. The second pictograph seems more informative as is more precise.

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