What is data handling? What are the different ways to represent data?

Data is a collection of numbers gathered to give some information.  To get particular information from the given data quickly, the data has to be organized first.

The organization of data can be done in various ways. 

For example,

Using Tally marks, Using Pictographs etc.

Data Handling refers to the process of gathering, recording and presenting information in a way that is helpful to others - for instance, in graphs or charts. Data Handling is also known as statistics.

The data can be usually represented in any one of the following ways. They are:

  • Frequency Distribution using Tally Marks.
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graphs
  • Pictographs
  • Histograms
  • Dot Plots
  • Cumulative Tables and Graphs

All the ways of representing the data are easier depending on the given data.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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