Chap 16 Data Handling - Data-Driven Singapore

In Chap 16 Data Handling: Activity 1 - Gateway to Singapore Statistics

We learn that the Singapore Department of Statistics collected lots of data.
Let's look at some of the data and discuss how we shall represent them visually so that we could extract information at a glance:

(a) Climate and Air Quality
  • Refer to the air temperature (means daily).
  • Think of a suitable graphical representation to present it on a graph paper.
  • On the graph paper, write down "Task: Maths Blog Chap 16 - Data Handling - Data-Driven Singapore (22 April 2010) Climate and Air Quality"
  • What kind of information could you tell from the graphical representation?
  • Who do you think will find this piece of information useful?
(b) Culture and Recreation
  • Refer to the Section 23.5 Visitors to Places of Interest
  • Select 2 out of the list of places listed (except The Peranakan Museum)
  • Represent the data of these 2 places on the same graph paper with an appropriate choice of graphical representation.
  • On the graph paper, write down "Task: Maths Blog Chap 16 - Data Handling - Data-Driven Singapore (22 April 2010) Culture and Recreation"
  • (i) Comment on the trend for each museum (ii) Make a comparison between the popularity of the 2 museums.
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Post lesson notes for S1-01:
(posted on 23 April)
Task (a): Received from all except one
- There are comments given to your graphs. Re-draw to improve the version - make reference to the solution attached.
Task (b): Some of you submitted your graphs. Please review the different parts of the graph from what you learnt in Task (a). Improve the graph.

Hand-in your graphs, (together with what was returned to you on 23 April) on Wednesday (28 April) when we meet in class :D

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