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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 - Smart Charts

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Welcome to Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 - "Smart Charts"! Get ready to dive into the world of charts and graphs. In this exciting chapter, you'll learn how to represent information visually, making it easier to understand. Explore the power of smart charts as you embark on a fun and colourful math adventure! The experienced teachers and subject matters at Vedantu have developed NCERT Solutions for Class 3 Maths Chapter 14 -- Smart Charts. The entire solution has been developed as per the latest CBSE syllabus. Every solution is easily available on Vedantu's official website, and you can download the PDF format by clicking on the link. You can choose any subject and revise your topics at your own pace. If you have any questions, you can reach out to our teachers through our website. 


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NCERT Solutions for Class 4

Subject:

Class 4 Maths

Chapter Name:

Chapter 14 - Smart Charts

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Academic Year:

2024-25

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English and Hindi

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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 – Smart Charts teaches us how to handle data. The concept of handling data is a very important area in Maths. We are always organizing things. We organize our books, wardrobe, timetable, etc. So things are always placed in an organized way. By the end of primary school, students must be able to collect and record data and present it in the form of bar charts, pie charts, and tables. Children must be able to master the topic and draw inferences. 

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1. How many hours?

All of us enjoy watching television or listening to the radio.

  1. How much time do we spend on this?

Ans: We spend one hour every day watching television.

  1. Note the time you spend in front of a TV or radio every day. Do this for one week. The time spent in a week is ______ hours.

Ans: The time spent on TV in a week is seven hours.

  1. So in a month you spend about 30 × ____ = ____ hours.

Ans: For the given relation they have assumed that we watch TV for 30 days in a month. So in a month you spend about

$30\times 1=30\text{ hours}$


2.  Find out from your friends the time they spend in a week.

How many hours they watch TV or listen to the radio (in a week)

Number of children

More than 6 hours


Six hours


Five hours


Four hours


Three hours


Two hours


One hour


Zero hour (do not watch)


Ans: I talked to my friends to know about the time they spend in a week watching television or listening to the radio. The table below shows the data I recorded.

How many hours they watch TV or listen to the radio (in a week)

Number of children

More than 6 hours

30

Six hours

25

Five hours

25

Four hours

25

Three hours

20

Two hours

20

One hour

23

Zero hour (do not watch)

20


3. From the table (Watching TV/ listening to the radio) above answer the following.

  1.  ____ children spend more than 6 hours in a week.

Ans: From the table above, 30 children spend more than 6 hours watching TV or listening to the radio in a week.

  1. ____ children spend no time at all.

Ans: Twenty children spend no time.

  1.  Most children spend ____ hours in a week.

Ans: Most children spend 15 hours in a week.

  1.  ____ children spend more than 3 hours.

Ans: 105 children spend more than 3 hours.


4. Which Programme?

There are different types of programmes on TV or radio such as cartoons, news, sports, music, plays, serials. Juhi’s father likes watching serials. Her mother likes sports. Juhi likes news programmes.

  1.  Ask people in your family to name one programme they like and one programme they dislike. Make a table.

Family Member 

Programme They Like

Programme They Dislike

Mother



Father



Sister



Brother



Uncle



Aunt



Me



The kind of programme most family members like ____

The kind of programme most family members dislike ____

Ans: My family members like and dislike these programmes that are shown in the table below.

Family Member

Programme They Like

Programme They Dislike

Mother

Movies

Music

Father

Serials

Cartoons

Sister

Cartoons

Serials

Brother

Movies

Serials

Uncle

Movies

Serials

Aunt

Serials

News

Me

Cartoons

Movies

The kind of programme most family members like is movies and cartoons.

The kind of programme most family members dislike is serials and news.


5. Find out from 20 friends the programmes they like and dislike, and write in a table.

Kind of Programme

Number of Children Liking it

Number of Children Disliking it

News



Serials



Cartoons



Comedy shows



Sports 



Ans: I found from 20 friends the programmes which they like and dislike.

Kind of Programme

Number of Children Liking it

Number of Children Disliking it

News

5

15

Serials

3

17

Cartoons

20

0

Comedy shows

17

3

Sports 

9

11


6. Answer the following questions using the table in the above question.

  1. Which kind of programme is liked by most children?

Ans: Cartoons are liked by 20 children and Comedy shows are liked by 17 children so cartoons and comedy shows are the programmes which are liked by most children.

  1. Which kind of programme is disliked by the least number of children?

Ans: Cartoons and Comedy shows are the programmes which are disliked by the least number of children.

  1.  How many children like sports programmes?

Ans: Nine children like sports programmes.

  1.  Is there any kind of programme not liked by anyone? Yes/ No. If yes, which one? _____.

Ans:  No. All the programmes are liked by at least one child.


7. Read the poem given below carefully and answer these questions:

Who is my friend?

I’ve a friend with me always,

In the nights and through the days.

When I run he runs with me,

Sometimes I lead, sometime he.

When it’s dark he can’t be seen,

Do you know which friend I mean?

  1. Which word comes most often in the poem?

Ans: The letter I come most often in the poem.

  1. Which letter has been used most?

Ans: The letter E has been used the most in the given poem.

  1.  Which letter comes least?

Ans: The letters, ‘B’ and ‘V’ come least in the poem.


8. Take a paragraph you like from your language textbook. Read carefully and find out: 

There are 4 houses on his land and in the middle of the land there is a well. He wants to divide this land equally among his four children. Each should get one house and be able to use the well without entering the other’s land.

  1.  Which word comes most often and how many times? ____

Ans: The word ‘land’ is used most often and it is used four times in the paragraph.

  1.  Which word comes least often? ____

Ans: The words, ‘are’, ‘on’ etc. come least often in the paragraph.

  1. The letter used most often is ____

Ans: The letter ‘E’ is used most often in the paragraph. It is used 26 times.

  1.  The letter used least often is ____

Ans:  The letters used least often are ‘F’, ‘Q’, ‘V’ and ‘Y’. These letters are used only one time.


9. Food We Eat: Children were talking about what things they eat in the morning — made of rice, wheat, maize, barley, etc. Find out from your classmates and fill the table:

Main Food

Number of Persons

Rice


Wheat 










Ans: The table is completed as follows after asking the friends.

Main Food

Number of Persons

Rice

20

Wheat 

10

Maize

30

Ragi

8

Barley

7


10. Look at the above table and tell:

  1. Most children eat food made from ____.

Ans: 30 students eat food made from maize. So, most children eat food made from maize.

  1.  Compared to children who eat rice, those who eat wheat are more/ less/ equal.

Ans: Compared to children who eat rice, those who eat wheat are less.

  1. Compared to those who eat wheat, children eating ragi are more/ less.

Ans: 10 children eat wheat and eight children eat ragi. Thus, compared to those who eat wheat, children eating ragi are less.


11. Preparing for the Class Drama: All children of a class are getting ready for a drama. Some children are acting. Some are busy collecting dresses. Some are bringing tables and chairs to make the sets.


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  1. How many children are acting in the drama?

Ans: From the graph above, we can see that there are three triangles which represent the children doing acting and each triangle represents three children. So, a total of 9 children are acting in the drama.

  1. Which are more – children making the sets or those acting?

Ans: From the graph above, we can see that there are three triangles which represent the children doing acting and each triangle represents three children. Similarly, there are two triangles which represent the children making sets. Thus,  9 children are doing acting and 6 children are making the sets. Therefore, the number of children doing acting is more.

  1.  What is being done by most of the children?

Ans: The children doing music are represented by 4 triangles. We can see that the children doing music have the maximum triangles. Thus, most of the children are playing music.

  1. How many children are collecting dresses?

Ans: 6 children are collecting dresses.


12. Whose Head is Bigger? Cut long paper strips from waste paper. Give one strip to each of your friends. Now put the paper strip around your head and tear off the extra strip. On a big sheet, paste these paper strips along a line.


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Some children had pasted their strips and made a chart like this.


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Your chart should also look like this. Use a scale and find out from your chart:

Ans: The strips of my friend’s head are pasted in the chart given below.


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  1. The length of the longest strip is ____ cm.

Ans: The length of the longest strip is 50 cm.

  1. So _____ has the biggest head.

Ans: Surbhi has the biggest head.

  1. The smallest strip is ____ cm long. It belongs to ____.

Ans:  The smallest strip is 25 cm long. It belongs to Anushka.


13. All children of a school take part in different clubs: The Chapati Chart shows the number of children in different clubs.


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Half the children in the class take part in the Games Club. One fourth of the children are members of the Garden Club. The Drawing Club has one fourth of the children of the class. If there are 200 students in the school, look at the above Chapati Chart and tell the number of members in each club:

1. The Games Club has ____ members.

Ans:  The Games Club has half of the total members. We know that half of 200 is 100. So, The Games Club has 100 members.

2. The Garden Club has ____ members.

Ans: The Garden Club has one fourth of the total members. Thus, $\dfrac{1}{4}\times 200=50$. Therefore, The Garden Club has 50 members.

3. There are ____ members in the Drawing Club.

Ans: The Drawing Club has one fourth of the total members. Thus, $\dfrac{1}{4}\times 200=50$.  There are 50 members in the Drawing Club.


14. Getting Wet in the Rain: Who likes to get wet in the rain? A child made this Chapati Chart after asking his friends.


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See the Chapati Chart and tell:

  1. How many children like to get wet in the rain?

(a) half (b) one-fourth (c) three-fourth

Ans: From the chart, we can observe that three-fourth of the children like to get wet in the rain.

  1. How many children do not like to get wet in the rain?

(a) half (b) one-fourth (c) three-fourth

Ans: From the chart, we can observe, one-fourth of the children do not like to get wet in the rain.


15. If the number of children in the class is 28, then tell the number of children according to the given conditions.

  1. Who likes to get wet in the rain?

Ans: Three-fourth of the children like to get wet in the rain. So, $\dfrac{3}{4}\times 28=21$. Thus, 21 children like to get wet in the rain.

  1. Who does not like to get wet in the rain?

Ans: One-fourth of the children do not like to get wet in the rain. So, $\frac{1}{4}\times 28=7$. Thus, 7 children do not like to get wet in the rain.


16. Tea, Coffee or Milk: Some children were asked which of these they liked most – Tea, Coffee or Milk.

The Drink They Like

Number of Children

Milk

20

Coffee

10

Tea

10

What is the total number of children?

Ans: To find the total number of children, we will add all the numbers of the right hand side column. Thus, $20+10+10=40$. Therefore, the total number of children is 40.


17. Find out from the table:

i. Children who like milk are $\dfrac{1}{2}$ or $\dfrac{1}{4}$ of the total children.

Ans: 20 children like milk. Total number of children is 40. So, the children who like milk are $\dfrac{20}{40}$ , that is, $\dfrac{1}{2}$. Therefore, the children who like milk are $\dfrac{1}{2}$ of the total children. 

ii. Children who like coffee are $\dfrac{1}{2}$ or $\dfrac{1}{4}$ of the total children.

Ans: Children who like coffee are $\dfrac{1}{4}$ of the total children.

iii. Show the liking for Tea, Coffee or Milk in a Chapati Chart.

Ans: The Chapati Chart of children liking Tea, Coffee or Milk are given below.


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NCERT Solutions for Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 Smart Charts

Observation

The first thing and the most key aspect of handling data are observing things around us. This means that we need to keep our eyes and ears open when we look at objects in our surroundings. Observation is very essential in order to collect information about anything. If we don’t observe properly then we can miss out on some important aspects and our recording of the information will be incomplete. For example, if we have to keep a record of programs that come on TV and who in the family likes to watch which program then we have to observe our family members for a certain number of days. 

How Do We Classify Things?

Classifying things means collecting information and then grouping them as per the analysis. Basically, we are arranging the information based on its attributes. In simple words, we are collecting information and organizing them. For example, a librarian organizes the books as per their demand or we organize our books as per the timetable. 

Data Handling

Data Handling is the process of collection, organization, and analysis of data and finally its representation with the help of graphs and pie charts.

Uses of Data Handling

We use data handling almost all things in our daily life.

  1. Doctors keep records of their patients.

  2. Recording of water levels in the river.

  3. Librarians keep a record of books borrowed or returned.

  4. Teachers keep a record of student’s performance in the class.

  5. Parents keep a record of household expenses.

In this lesson, we learn three ways of keeping records.

  1. Creating tables

  2. Bar Charts

  3. Pie Charts

1. Creating Tables

Creating tables is also called a frequency distribution table. It helps us make a better understanding of the data given. However, tables are not useful when we have to keep a record of large data. 

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In the above picture, we are keeping a record of how many children are taking different methods of travelling. If we have to keep a record of a larger amount of information then we can use a tally frequency distribution table like the picture below. 

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2. Bar Graph

A bar graph is a graphical representation that is used to represent simple data by using uniform rectangle bars. The width of the rectangle bars always remains the same, only the length or the height of the bars changes. The length of the bar depicts a value. We use bar graphs when we want to compare a few things or if we want to show how many times something is changed over a certain time. 

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In the above bar graph, we are keeping a record of how many fruits are there in a basket in the form of a bar graph. We draw an L-shaped line. We name them the x-axis and y-axis. On the x-axis, we write the name of the fruits and on the y-axis, we mark the values of the fruits, and then according to the values on the y-axis we draw the bars.

3. Pie Chart

A pie chart is a pictorial circular chart that is divided into slices to represent data. We divide the chart into slices just as we make slices in a pizza. Let us look at the pie chart below. We are representing the data on how many children take different methods of travelling in the form of a pie chart. 

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Chapter Summary - Smart Charts

In Class 4 Maths Chapter 14, "Smart Charts," students dive into the fascinating world of charts. The chapter introduces the art of creating and understanding charts in an engaging manner. It emphasizes clear explanations for each concept, promoting a deep understanding of the subject. The content is presented in a structured and easy-to-follow format, aiding comprehension. Accurate answers aligned with the curriculum boost students' confidence. Visual aids such as diagrams simplify complex ideas, and additional tips enhance overall performance. Chapter summaries facilitate quick revision, while online accessibility and downloadable resources provide flexibility for effective study and revision.


What are the Benefits of using Vedantu’s NCERT Solutions for Class 4 Maths?

Key Features of NCERT Solutions, These solutions are designed to help students achieve proficiency in their studies. They are crafted by experienced educators who excel in teaching class 4 Maths. Some of the features include:


1. Simple Explanations: The solutions for Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 - "Smart Charts" provide easy-to-understand explanations for each question. This makes it simpler for you to grasp the concepts and learn more about smart charts.


2. Clear and Organized Layout: Everything is neatly arranged, making it easy to follow and learn. Imagine it's like having a tidy room where everything has its own place, so you can find what you need quickly.


3. Right Answers: The solutions give you the correct answers that match what you learn in class. This helps you feel sure about what you know, boosting your confidence in smart chart knowledge.


4. Helpful Pictures: There are pictures and drawings to make tricky ideas easy to understand. It's like having colourful maps to guide you through the land of smart charts.


5. Useful Tips: You get extra tips and tricks to do even better. It's like having a secret code that makes solving smart chart puzzles more exciting and fun.


6. Quick Summaries: There are short summaries to quickly remember what you learned. It's like a little reminder of all the cool things about smart charts.


7. Online Access and Downloads: You can use them online or download them. It's like having your smart chart guide always with you, whether you're at home or somewhere else.


Conclusion

NCERT Solutions are key for Class 4 exam preparation. First, read your textbook chapter thoroughly. Then, tackle NCERT questions in Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 - Smart Charts. Find detailed solutions on Vedantu, aligned with CBSE guidelines. Download free NCERT Solutions to guide your exam prep with expert-reviewed answers.


This lesson teaches a vital math skill: data handling. We use it in our daily lives to organize books, wardrobes, timetables, and toys. Learning to observe, collect information, and draw conclusions is crucial. This builds the foundation for higher classes, helping students understand the importance of record-keeping.

FAQs on NCERT Solutions for Class 4 Maths Chapter 14 - Smart Charts

1. What is data handling? What are the different kinds of handling data?

Data Handling is the process of collection, organization, and analysis of data and finally its representation with the help of graphs and pie charts.

There are various ways of collecting data. 

  1. Creating frequency distribution tables

  2. Bar graph

  3. Pie Chart

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5. What is data handling and what are its uses according to Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths?

Data handling is the act of gathering, organising, and analysing data before presenting it in the form of graphs and pie charts. We utilise data processing in nearly every aspect of our lives. Patients' records are kept by doctors. The river's water levels are being recorded. Librarians maintain track of books that have been borrowed and returned. Teachers keep track of their student’s progress in class. Parents keep track of their family's finances.

6. What is a bar graph according to Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths?

According to Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths, a bar graph is a graphical representation that uses uniform rectangular bars to represent basic data. The width of the rectangular bars does not vary; only the length or height of the bars does. A value is represented by the length of the bar. When we want to compare a few things or demonstrate how many times something has changed over a period of time, we use bar graphs.

7. What is a frequency distribution table according to Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths?

Creating tables are sometimes known as frequency distribution tables. It assists us in gaining a better grasp of the information provided. Tables, on the other hand, are ineffective for keeping track of enormous amounts of data. To put it another way, we gather information, organise it, and then analyse it. A librarian, for example, organises books according to demand, whereas we organise our books according to the timetable.

8. How does observation help in data handling according to Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths?

Observing what is going on around us is the first and most important component of data management. This implies that when we look at items in our environment, we must keep our eyes and ears alert. In order to acquire knowledge about anything, observation is critical. If we don't pay attention, we could overlook certain crucial details, and our information recording will be incomplete. For example, if we need to keep track of what programmes are shown on television and who in the family prefers to watch which shows, we must monitor our family members for a set number of days.

9. Is Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths easy?

Chapter 14 of Class 4 Maths is very relatable and with practice, it can become easy as well. Students have gained knowledge in a critical area of mathematics as a result of this session. We employ the notion of data handling in nearly every aspect of our lives. We arrange our books, clothes, schedules, and toys, among other things. This topic introduces the basic notion of gathering records, which will be useful in later lectures. Use the solutions provided on Vedantu website and Vedantu Mobile app to guide you, free of cost.