# NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Maths Chapter 14 Statistics Exercise 14.2

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Exercise 14.2

1. The blood groups of $30$ students of Class $VIII$ are recorded as follows: $A,B,O,O,AB,O,A,O,B,A,O,B,A,O,O,A,AB,O,A,A,O,O,AB,B,A,O,B,A,B,O$. Represent this data in the form of a frequency distribution table. Which is the most common, and which is the rarest, blood group among these students?

Ans: From the question we can observe that the students having blood group $A$ are $9$, students having blood group $B$ are $6$, students having blood group $AB$ are $3$ and the students having blood group $O$ are $12$.

Its table will be of the form:

 Type of Blood Group No. of Students A 9 B 6 AB 3 0 12 Total 30

From the table we can observe that the blood group $O$ is the most common and the blood group $AB$ is the rarest.

2. The distance (in km) of $40$ engineers from their residence to their place of work were found as follows:

\begin{align} & \mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{10}\text{ }\mathbf{20}\text{ }\mathbf{25}\text{ }\mathbf{11}\text{ }\mathbf{13}\text{ }\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{31}\text{ }\mathbf{19}\text{ }\mathbf{10}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{17}\text{ }\mathbf{18}\text{ }\mathbf{11}\text{ }\mathbf{32}\text{ }\mathbf{17}\text{ }\mathbf{16}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{15}\text{ }\mathbf{18}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{14}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{15}\text{ }\mathbf{15}\text{ }\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{12} \\ \end{align}

Construct a grouped frequency distribution table with class size $5$ for the data given above taking the first interval as $0-5$ ($5$ not included). What main feature do you observe from this tabular representation?

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table with class size $5$ for the given data will be:

 Distance (in km) Tally Marks Frequency 0-5 (Image will be uploaded soon) 5 5-10 (Image will be uploaded soon) 11 10-15 (Image will be uploaded soon) 11 15-20 (Image will be uploaded soon) 9 20-25 | 1 25-30 | 1 30-35 || 2 Total 40

From the table representation above, we can observe that most of the engineers from their residence to the place they work lies below and between the range of $15-20$.

3. The relative humidity (in %) of a certain city for a month of $30$ days was as follows:

\begin{align} & \mathbf{98}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{98}.\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{99}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{90}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{86}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{95}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{92}.\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{96}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{94}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{95}.\mathbf{1}\ \ \mathbf{89}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{92}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{97}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{93}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{92}.\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{95}.\mathbf{1}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{97}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{93}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{95}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{97}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{96}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{92}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{84}.\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{90}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{95}.\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{98}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{97}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{96}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{92}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{89} \\ \end{align}

(i). Construct a grouped frequency distribution table with classes $84-86,86-88$ etc.

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table with classes $84-86,86-88$ and so on will be of the form:

 Relative Humidity (in %) Number of Days 84-86 1 86-88 1 88-90 2 90-92 2 92-94 7 94-96 6 96-98 7 98-100 4 Total 30

(ii). Which month or season do you think this data is about?

Ans: As, the humidity is very high in percentage, hence the data could be of the monsoon season in the month of June – July.

(iii). What is the range of this data?

Ans: The range of the data can be calculated by $Range=Maximum\ value-Minimum\ value$

$\Rightarrow 99.2-84.9=14.3$

4. The heights of 50 students, measured to the nearest centimetres, have been found to be as follows:

\begin{align} & \mathbf{161}\text{ }\mathbf{150}\text{ }\mathbf{154}\text{ }\mathbf{165}\text{ }\mathbf{168}\text{ }\mathbf{161}\text{ }\mathbf{154}\text{ }\mathbf{162}\text{ }\mathbf{150}\text{ }\mathbf{151}\text{ }\mathbf{162}\text{ }\mathbf{164}\text{ }\mathbf{171}\text{ }\mathbf{165}\text{ }\mathbf{158}\text{ }\mathbf{154}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{156}\text{ }\mathbf{172}\text{ }\mathbf{160}\text{ }\mathbf{170}\text{ }\mathbf{153}\text{ }\mathbf{159}\text{ }\mathbf{161}\text{ }\mathbf{170}\text{ }\mathbf{162}\text{ }\mathbf{165}\text{ }\mathbf{166}\text{ }\mathbf{168}\text{ }\mathbf{165}\text{ }\mathbf{164}\text{ }\mathbf{154}\text{ }\mathbf{152}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{153}\text{ }\mathbf{156}\text{ }\mathbf{158}\text{ }\mathbf{162}\text{ }\mathbf{160}\text{ }\mathbf{161}\text{ }\mathbf{173}\text{ }\mathbf{166}\text{ }\mathbf{161}\text{ }\mathbf{159}\text{ }\mathbf{162}\text{ }\mathbf{167}\text{ }\mathbf{168}\text{ }\mathbf{159}\text{ }\mathbf{158}\text{ }\mathbf{153}\text{ }\mathbf{154}\text{ }\mathbf{159} \\ \end{align}

(i). Represent the data given above by a grouped frequency distribution table, taking the class intervals as $160-165,165-170$, etc.

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table, taking the class intervals as $160-165,165-170$, etc will be of the form:

 Heights (in cm) Number of Students 150-155 12 155-160 9 160-165 14 165-170 10 170-175 5 Total 50

(ii). What can you conclude about their heights from the table?

Ans: We can conclude from the table that almost $70%$ of the students have height less than $165cm$.

5. A study was conducted to find out the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the air in parts per million (ppm) of a certain city. The data obtained for $30$ days is as follows:

\begin{align} & \mathbf{0}.\mathbf{03}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{08}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{08}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{09}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{04}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{17}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{16}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{05}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{02}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{06}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{18}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{20}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{11}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{08}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{12}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{0}.\mathbf{13}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{22}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{07}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{08}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{01}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{10}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{06}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{09}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{18}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{11}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{07}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{05}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{07}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{01}\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{04} \\ \end{align}

(i). Make a grouped frequency distribution table for this data with class intervals as $\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{00}\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{04},\text{ }\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{04}\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{08}$, and so on.

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table for this data with class intervals as $0.00-0.04,\ 0.04-0.08$, and so on will be of the form:

 Concentration of S02 (in ppm) Number of Days 0.00-0.04 4 0.04-0.08 9 0.08-0.12 9 0.12-0.16 2 0.16-0.20 4 0.20-0.24 2 Total 30

(ii).For how many days, was the concentration of sulphur dioxide more than $0.11$ parts per million?

Ans: From the table we can observe that the concentrations of sulphur dioxide that are more than $0.11$ are $0.12-0.16,\ 0.16-0.20$ and $0.20-0.24$. Hence, the number of days the concentration is more than $0.11$ will be –

$2+4+2=8\ days$.

6. Three coins were tossed $30$ times simultaneously. Each time the number of heads occurring was noted down as follows:

$\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{0}$

Prepare a frequency distribution table for the data given above.

Ans: From the given data, the frequency distribution table will be in the form:

 Number of Heads Number of Times Heads Occurred 0 6 1 10 2 9 3 5 Total 30

7. The value of $\pi$ up to $50$ decimal places is given below: $\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510}$

(i). Make a frequency distribution of the digits from $0\ to\ 9$ after the decimal point.

Ans: The frequency distribution table of the digits from $0\ to\ 9$ after the decimal point will be of the form:

 Digit Frequency 0 2 1 5 2 5 3 8 4 4 5 5 6 4 7 4 8 5 9 8 Total 50

(ii). What are the most and the least frequently occurring digits?

Ans: The most frequently occurring digits are $3$ and $9$ with frequency $8$ and the least frequently occurring digit is $0$.

8. Thirty children were asked about the number of hours they watched TV programmes in the previous week. The results were found as follows:

$1\ \ \mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{10}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{12}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{15}\text{ }\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{17}\text{ }\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{14}\text{ }\mathbf{12}$

(i). Make a grouped frequency distribution table for this data, taking class width $5$ and one of the class intervals as $5-10$.

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table for the data given taking class width $5$ and one of the class intervals as $5-10$ will be of the form:

 Hours Number of Children 0-5 10 5-10 13 10-15 5 15-20 2 Total 30

(ii). How many children watched television for $15$ or more hours a week?

Ans: From the table above, we can observe that the number of children who watched television for $15$ or more hours a week is $2$.

9: A company manufactures car batteries of a particular type. The lives (in years) of $40$ such batteries were recorded as follows:

\begin{align} & \mathbf{2}.\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{3}\text{ } \\ & \mathbf{2}.\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{0}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{3}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{1}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{7}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{4}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{8}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{6}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{5}\text{ }\mathbf{4}.\mathbf{2}\text{ }\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{9}\text{ }\mathbf{3}.\mathbf{6} \\ \end{align}Construct a grouped frequency distribution table for this data, using class intervals of size $\mathbf{0}.\mathbf{5}$ starting from the intervals $\mathbf{2}-\mathbf{2}.\mathbf{5}$.

Ans: The grouped frequency distribution table for the given data using the class intervals of size $0.5$ starting from the intervals $2-2.5$.

 Lives of Batteries (in hrs) Number of Batteries 2-2.5 2 2.5-3 6 3-3.5 14 3.5-4 11 4-4.5 4 4.5-5 3 Total 40

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