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MATHEMATICS ASSIGNMENT IX

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ASSIGNMENT ON STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY


Direction for questions 1 10: Explain the following terms:
1.

Primary data

2.

Secondary data

3.

Raw data

4.

Arranged data

5.

Inclusive type class interval

6.

Exclusive type class interval

7.

Trial

8.

Event

9.

Experiment

10.

Fair trial

11.

The marks obtained by 25 students of class IX in a mathematics test are given below.
28, 32, 41, 27, 16, 21, 12, 31, 8, 16, 37, 28, 35, 37, 48, 29, 41, 15, 19, 27, 32, 40, 40, 48, 29
Arrange the above data in the ascending order and find the number of students who scored 30 or more
in the test.

12.

Form a frequency table from the following data:


6, 5, 3, 7, 12, 11, 8, 7, 5, 9, 11, 10, 11, 14, 15, 12, 8, 6, 5, 7

13.

The marks obtained (out of 10) by 40 students of class IX in a class test are given below.
3, 7, 6, 5, 6, 4, 3, 4, 9, 8, 7, 10, 9, 6, 5, 3, 4, 7, 8, 6, 0, 1, 7, 5, 4, 6, 9, 10, 7, 5, 8, 3, 2, 1, 0, 10, 6, 10, 9,
3 Make a frequency distribution of the above data.

14.

Make a frequency distribution table of marks scored by 50 students of class IX. Take the first class
interval as 0 5.
6, 12, 20, 17, 18, 10, 18, 6, 12, 19, 20, 24, 6, 8, 7, 2, 12, 3, 7, 4, 3, 7, 10, 8, 5, 4, 5, 12, 20, 37, 41, 28,
16, 15, 31, 17, 37, 26, 12, 9, 5, 4, 3, 27, 19, 28, 32, 12, 4, 8
If the minimum marks required for passing the test is 20, find the number of students who failed in the
test.

15.

Construct a frequency table with equal class intervals from the following data on the monthly wages (in
rupees) of 28 workers, one class being 210 230

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302, 268, 221, 255, 259, 212, 243, 272, 267, 240, 280, 312, 320, 290, 300, 216, 318, 306, 316, 278,

305, 317, 212, 237, 256, 305, 292, 314


From the above data, state the frequency of the class 250 270
16.

Construct a cumulative frequency table for the data given in the following frequency distribution:
0 10

10 20

20 30

12

30 40

21

40 50

13

50 60

From this, find the number of variates less than 40.

18.

Form a frequency distribution table for the following data:


Height below (in cm) 130

140

150

160

170

180

No. of students

10

19

28

35

19. Form a frequency distribution table for the following data.


Marks above

10

20

30

40

50

60

No. of students

50

42

31

23

12

20. The class marks of a distribution are


5, 15, 25, 35, 45, 55
Determine (i) class size (ii) class limits
21.

The table given below shows the frequency distribution of the weekly wages of the employees of a
company.

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Wages (in Rs)


No. of employees

400 499 500 599


12

17

600 699

700 799

800 899

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From this table, find the following:


(i)

The lower limit of the fourth class

(ii)

The upper limit of the fifth class

(iii) The class limits of the second class


(iv) Class marks of the first class
(v)

Class size of the distribution

22. Draw a frequency polygon of the following data.


Daily allowance (in Rs.)
24.

0 10

10 20 20 30 30 40

Number of students
5
10
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The table below shows the lifetimes of 400 neon lamps.

40 50
2

(i) Represent this information with the help of a histogram.


(ii) How many lamps have a lifetime of 700 or more hours?

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Lifetime (in hours)

Number of lamps

300 400

14

400 500

56

500 600

60

600 700

86

700 800

74

800 900

62

900 1000

48
400

Draw a histogram to represent the data.


26.

The marks obtained by 15 students in a mathematics test are given


below: 41, 52, 48, 39, 62, 46, 54, 40, 52, 98, 96, 42, 40, 52, 60
Find the mean, median and mode of the data.

27.

Find the mode of the following data.


14, 25, 13, 14, 28, 18, 14, 17, 18, 14, 23, 12, 11, 18, 14

28.

The following observations are arranged in the ascending order. If the median of the data is 57, find the
value of x.
30, 32, 48, 51, x, 2x 3, 62, 72, 78, 84, 91

29.

Find the mean of the following data.


25, 27, 19, 29, 23, 23, 11, 40, 33, 15

(i)

Show that the sum of the differences of all the observations from the mean is zero.

(ii)

Find the median of the above data.

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30. If the mean of the following data is 21, find the value of p.
x

10

15

28

25

35

10

10

31. In a cricket match, a fast bowler takes a wicket out of 30 balls he bowls. Find the probability that he does
not take a wicket.
32. 100 families with two children were selected randomly and the following data were recorded.
No. of girls in a family

No. of families

32

42

26

Find the probability of a family chosen at random having


(i) two girls
33.

(ii) one girl

(iii) no girl

Three coins are tossed 200 times simultaneously. The frequencies of the outcomes are given below.
Outcome

3 Heads

2 Heads

1 Head

No Head

Frequency

23

72

77

28

If the coins are simultaneously tossed once again, what is the probability of getting

34.

(i) all heads?

(ii) no heads?

(iv) at least two heads?

(v) at least one tail?

(iii) all tails?

Information about the month of birth of 40 students of class IX is given below:


Month of birth

Number of students

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Total

40

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Find the probability that a student of the class selected at random was born

35.

(i)

in September

(ii)

in December

(iii)

not in the first three months of the year

(iv)

not in the later half of the year

(v)

in the month of February

Eleven bags of wheat flour, each marked 5 kg, actually contained the following weights (in kg) of
flour. 4.97, 5.05, 5.08, 5.03, 5.00, 5.06, 5.08, 4.98, 5.04, 5.07, 5.00
Find the probability that any of these bags chosen at random contains more than 5 kg

37.

The contents of 50 boxes of matchsticks were counted giving the following results.
No. of sticks

41

42

43

44

45

46

No. of boxes

13

12

Find the probability that a match box you purchase contains

38.

(i) 44 sticks

(ii) more than 45 sticks

(iii) 50 sticks

(iv) less than 50 sticks

A spinner has 12 sections of equal size and each is marked with a number as shown in the figure.

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Find the probability that the arrow stops at

(i)
39.

(ii)

(iii)

A boy tossed a coin five times and the outcomes are as


follows. Head 2 times
Tail 3 times
If he tosses the coin for the sixth time, what is the probability of getting a head?

40.

Information about the preferred sports of 10 students was obtained and is given below.
Sports

Number of students

Cricket

Football

Kabbadi

Handball 1
What is the probability that a student randomly selected from this group
(i) prefers cricket?
(ii) prefers handball?
(iii) a game other than cricket?
(iv) cricket or handball?

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ANSWER KEYS
11.

12 students

14.

38 students failed

15.

16.

44

17.

a =12, b = 13, c = 35, d = 8, e = 5, f = 50

20.

(i) 10

21.

(i) 700

24.

(ii) 184

26.

Median = 52, Mode = 52, Mean = 54.8

27.

Mode = 14

28.

x = 39

29.

Mean = 24.5, Median = 24

30.

p = 26

31.

(ii) 899

(iii) 499.5 599.5

(iv)

449.5

(v)

100

29
30

32. (i) 8
25

(ii) 21
50

(iii) 13
50

33. (i) 23
200

(ii) 7
50

(iii) 7
50

(iv)

34. (i) 3/40

(ii) 1/10

(iii) 31/40

(iv) 9/20

36. (i) 11
40

(ii) 0

(iii) 2
5

37. (i) 6/25

(ii) 1/10

(iii) 0

38. (i) 1/3

(ii) 1/12

(iii) 1/6

(ii) 1/10

(iii) 3/5

35.

19
40

(v)

177
200

(v) 1/10

7
11

39.

40%

40.

(i) 2/5

(iv) 1

(iv) 1/2

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