What is data?

Data is a collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, observations or even just descriptions of things.

Here we have a table of data from a survey of “What sport do you play?”

Data

Data is measured, collected, reported (graphed), and analysed.

This term we are going to:

  • Measure data
  • Collect data by using a tally
  • Report/present data in a graph (including line, bar, strip and pie graphs)
  • Analyse data and graphs

 

 

 

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