Unit 5: Statistics

# Topic F: Tables

Tables are an everyday way of organizing information, or one’s own work.

Graph 1

The following table is from the BC Ferries website: BC Ferries Current Conditions

It shows the departure times from each community.

Comox – Powell River (Little River-Westview)
Leave Comox (Little River) Leave Powell River (Westview)
6:30 am Daily except Dec 25 and Jan 1 8:10 am Daily except Dec 25 and Jan 1
10:10 am 12:00 pm
3:15 am 5:15 pm
7:15 am 8:45 pm
1. How many ferry runs go from Powell River to Comox each day?
2. On what days does the ferry not run at 6:30 am and 8:10 am?
3. How long is a crossing time?
4. When will the first ferry from Comox arrive in Powell River?
5. When will the last ferry from Powell River arrive in Comox?
6. How many nautical miles is covered by the ferry’s course?

1. Four
2. Dec 25 and Jan 1
3. 1 hour and 20 minutes
4. 7:50 am
5. 10:05 pm
6. 17 nautical miles

Graph 2

A cereal recipe explains the quantities to use when making hot cereal.

Servings Salt Water Cereal
1 ¼ tsp 1.5 cups ¼ cups
4 1 tsp 6 cups 1 cup
1. How much salt should be put in for one serving?
2. How much water is to be used when making 4 servings of cereal?
3. How many cups of cereal should be used for making 1 serving of cereal?
4. To make ten servings of cereal, how much salt should be used?