# SELINA Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 18 - Statistics

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## Chapter 18 - Statistics Exercise Ex. 18(A)

Question 1

State, which of the following variables are continuous and which are discrete:

(a) Number of children in your class.

(b) Distance travelled by a car.

(c) Sizes of shoes.

(d) Time.

(e) Number of patients in a hospital.

Solution 1

(a)Discrete variable.

(b)Continuous variable.

(c)Discrete variable.

(d)Continuous variable.

(e)Discrete variable.

Question 2

Given below are the marks obtained by 30 students in an examination:

 08 17 33 41 47 23 20 34 09 18 42 14 30 19 29 11 36 48 40 24 22 02 16 21 15 32 47 44 33 01

Taking class intervals 1 - 10, 11 - 20, ....., 41 - 50; make a frequency table for the above distribution.

Solution 2

The frequency table for the given distribution is

 Marks Tally Marks Frequency
Question 3

The marks of 24 candidates in the subject mathematics are given below:

 45 48 15 23 30 35 40 11 29 0 3 12 48 50 18 30 15 30 11 42 23 2 3 44

The maximum marks are 50. Make a frequency distribution taking class intervals 0 - 10, 10-20, ...... .

Solution 3

The frequency table for the given distribution is

 Marks Tally Marks Frequency

In this frequency distribution, the marks 30 are in the class of interval 30 - 40 and not in 20 - 30. Similarly, marks 40 are in the class of interval 40 - 50 and not in 30 - 40.

Question 4

Fill in the blanks:

(a) A quantity which can very from one individual to another is called a .............

(b) Sizes of shoes are ........... variables.

(c) Daily temperatures is ........... variable.

(d) The range of the data 7, 13, 6, 25, 18, 20, 16 is ............

(e) In the class interval 35 - 46; the lower limit is .......... and upper limit is .........

(f) The class mark of class interval 22 - 29 is .......... .

Solution 4

(a)Variable.

(b)Discrete variables.

(c)Continuous variable.

(d)The range is

(e)Lower limit is and upper limit is

(f)The class mark is

Question 5

Find the actual lower class limits, upper class limits and the mid-values of the classes: 10 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39 and 40 - 49.

Solution 5

In case of frequency 10 - 19 the lower class limit is 10, upper class limit is 19 and mid-value is

In case of frequency 20 - 29 the lower class limit is 20, upper class limit is 29 and mid-value is

In case of frequency 30 - 39 the lower class limit is 30, upper class limit is 39 and mid-value is

In case of frequency 40 - 49 the lower class limit is 40, upper class limit is 49 and mid-value is

Question 6

Find the actual lower and upper class limits and also the class marks of the classes:

1.1 - 2.0, 2.1 -3.0 and 3.1 - 4.0.

Solution 6

In case of frequency 1.1 - 2.0 the lower class limit is 1.1, upper class limit is 2.0 and class mark

is

In case of frequency 2.1 - 3.0 the lower class limit is 2.1, upper class limit is 3.0 and class mark

is

In case of frequency 3.1 - 4.0 the lower class limit is 3.1, upper class limit is 4.0 and class mark

is

Question 7

Use the table given below to find:

(a) The actual class limits of the fourth class.

(b) The class boundaries of the sixth class.

(c) The class mark of the third class.

(d) The upper and lower limits of the fifth class.

(e) The size of the third class.

 Class Interval Frequency 30 - 34 7 35 - 39 10 40 - 44 12 45 - 49 13 50 - 54 8 55 - 59 4

Solution 7

(a)

The actual class limit of the fourth class will be:

44.5-49.5.

(b)

The class boundaries of the sixth class will be:

54.5-59.5

(c)

The class mark of the third class will be the average of the lower bound and the upper bound of the interval. Therefore class mark will be:

(d)

The upper and lower limit of the fifth class is 54 and 50 respectively.

(e)

The size of the third class will be: 44 - 40 + 1 =5.

Question 8

Construct a cumulative frequency distribution table from the frequency table given below:

(i)

 Class Interval Frequency 0 - 8 9 8 - 16 13 16 - 24 12 24 - 32 7 32 - 40 15

(ii)

 Class Interval Frequency 1 - 10 12 11 - 20 18 21 - 30 23 31 - 40 15 41 - 50 10

Solution 8

(i)The cumulative frequency distribution table is

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(ii)The cumulative frequency distribution table is

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Question 9

Construct a frequency distribution table from the following cumulative frequency distribution:

(i)

 Class Interval Cumulative Frequency 10 - 19 8 20 - 29 19 30 - 39 23 40 - 49 30

(ii)

 C.I. C.F. 5 - 10 18 10 - 15 30 15 - 20 46 20 - 25 73 25 - 30 90

Solution 9

(i)The frequency distribution table is

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(ii)The frequency distribution table is

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Question 10

Construct a frequency table from the following data:

 Marks No. of students less than 10 6 less than 20 15 less than 30 30 less than 40 39 less than 50 53 less than 60 70

Solution 10

The frequency table is

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Question 11

Construct the frequency distribution table from the following cumulative frequency table:

 Ages No. of students Below 4 0 Below 7 85 Below 10 140 Below 13 243 Below 16 300

(i) State the number of students in the age group 10 - 13.

(ii) State the age-group which has the least number of students.

Solution 11

The frequency distribution table is

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(i)The number of students in the age group is

(ii)The age group which has the least number of students is

Question 12

Fill in the blanks in the following table:

 Class Interval Frequency Cumulative Frequency 25 - 34 ...... 15 35 - 44 ...... 28 45 - 54 21 ...... 55 - 64 16 ...... 65 - 74 ...... 73 75 - 84 12 ......

Solution 12
 Class Interval Frequency Cumulative Frequency 65-74
Question 13

The value of  upto 50 decimal place is

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510

(i) Make a frequency distribution table of digits from 0 to 9 after the decimal place.

(ii) Which are the most and least occurring digits?

Solution 13
 X 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 F 2 5 5 8 4 5 4 4 5 8

Most occurring digits are 3 and 9. Least occurring digits are 0.

## Chapter 18 - Statistics Exercise Ex. 18(B)

Question 1

Construct a frequency polygon for the following distribution:

 Class-intervals 0 - 4 4 - 8 8 - 12 12 - 16 16 - 20 20 - 24 Frequency 4 7 10 15 11 6

Solution 1

The frequency polygon is shown in the following figure

Steps:

(i)Drawing a histogram for the given data.

(ii)Marking the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.

(iii)Also, marking mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.

(iv)Joining the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

Question 2

Construct a combined histogram and frequency polygon for the following frequency distribution:

 Class-Intervals 10 - 20 20 - 30 30 - 40 40 - 50 50 - 60 Frequency 3 5 6 4 2
Solution 2

Steps:

1. Draw a histogram for the given data.
2. Mark the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.
3. Also, mark the mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.
4. Join the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

The required combined histogram and frequency polygon is shown in the following figure:

Question 3

Construct a frequency polygon for the following data:

 Class-Intervals 10 - 14 15 - 19 20 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 34 Frequency 5 8 12 9 4
Solution 3

The class intervals are inclusive. We will first convert them into the exclusive form.

 Class-Interval Frequency 9.5 - 14.5 5 14.5 - 19.5 8 19.5 - 24.5 12 24.5 - 29.5 9 29.5 - 34.5 4

Steps:

1. Draw a histogram for the given data.
2. Mark the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.
3. Also, mark the mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.
4. Join the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

The required frequency polygon is as follows:

Question 4

The daily wages in a factory are distributed as follows:

 Daily wages (in Rs.) 125 - 175 175 - 225 225 - 275 275 - 325 325 - 375 Number of workers 4 20 22 10 6

Draw a frequency polygon for this distribution.

Solution 4

Steps:

1. Draw a histogram for the given data.
2. Mark the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.
3. Also, mark the mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.
4. Join the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

The required frequency polygon is as follows:

Question 5(i)

Draw frequency polygons for each of the following frequency distribution:

(a) using histogram

(b) without using histogram

 C.I 10 - 30 30 - 50 50 - 70 70 - 90 90 - 110 110 - 130 130 - 150 ƒ 4 7 5 9 5 6 4
Solution 5(i)

(a) Using Histogram:

 C.I. f 10 - 30 4 30 - 50 7 50 - 70 5 70 - 90 9 90 - 110 5 110 - 130 6 130 - 150 4

Steps:

1. Draw a histogram for the given data.
2. Mark the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.
3. Also, mark the mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.
4. Join the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

(b) Without using Histogram:

Steps:

1. Find the class-mark (mid-value) of each given class-interval.

2. On a graph paper, mark class-marks along X-axis and frequencies along Y-axis.
3. On this graph paper, mark points taking values of class-marks along X-axis and the values of their corresponding frequencies along Y-axis.

4. Draw line segments joining the consecutive points marked in step (3) above.

 C.I. Class-mark f -10 - 10 0 0 10 - 30 20 4 30 - 50 40 7 50 - 70 60 5 70 - 90 80 9 90 - 110 100 5 110 - 130 120 6 130 - 150 140 4 150 - 170 160 0

Question 5(ii)

Draw frequency polygons for each of the following frequency distribution:

(a) using histogram

(b) without using histogram

 C.I 5 - 15 15 - 25 25 - 35 35 - 45 45 - 55 55 - 65 ƒ 8 16 18 14 8 2
Solution 5(ii)

Using Histogram:

 C.I. f 5 - 15 8 15 - 25 16 25 - 35 18 35 - 45 14 45 - 55 8 55 - 65 2

Steps:

1. Draw a histogram for the given data.
2. Mark the mid-point at the top of each rectangle of the histogram drawn.
3. Also, mark the mid-point of the immediately lower class-interval and mid-point of the immediately higher class-interval.
4. Join the consecutive mid-points marked by straight lines to obtain the required frequency polygon.

Without using Histogram:

Steps:

1. Find the class-mark (mid-value) of each given class-interval.

2. On a graph paper, mark class-marks along X-axis and frequencies along Y-axis.
3. On this graph paper, mark points taking values of class-marks along X-axis and the values of their corresponding frequencies along Y-axis.
4. Draw line segments joining the consecutive points marked in step (3) above.
 C.I. Class-mark f -5 - 5 0 0 5 - 15 10 8 15 - 25 20 16 25 - 35 30 18 35 - 45 40 14 45 - 55 50 8 55 - 65 60 2 65 - 75 70 0

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