# Frequency Table

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## Stepsto create a frequency table

## Step 1 Construct a table with three columns. Then in the first column, write down all of the data values in ascending order of magnitude. | ## Step 2 To complete the second column, go through the list of data values and place one tally mark at the appropriate place in the second column for every data value. We continue this process until all data values in the list are tallied. | ## Step 3 Count the number of tally marks for each data value and write it in the third column. The thirdcolumn is called the frequency column. |

## Step 1

Construct a table with three columns. Then in the first column, write down all of the data values in ascending order of magnitude.

## Step 2

To complete the second column, go through the list of data values and place one tally mark at the appropriate place in the second column for every data value. We continue this process until all data values in the list are tallied.

## When are frequency tables used?

A frequency table is used when you need to sumarise data.

## What are the advantages of using frequency tables?

Aranges all data collectedinto accending order, tally marks can be used to record the number of times a value occurs in the data set, simple to interpret and represents data.

## What are the disadvantages of using frequency tables?

Deals with only numeric data, It is difficult to construct frequency tables for large sets of data, Inadequate Information and you couldget confusedand write the wrong information.