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## Texas Go Math Grade 3 Lesson 19.5 Answer Key Dot Plots

**Unlock the Problem**

A dot plot uses dots to record each piece of data above a number line. It helps you see groups in the data.

Some students took a survey of the number of letters in their first names. Then they recorded the data in a dot plot.

How many students have 6 letters in their first names?

Find 6 on the number line. The 6 stands for 6 _________.

There are _________ dots above the 6.

So, _________ students have 6 letters in their first names.

Answer:

Find 6 on the number line. The 6 stands for 6 Number of letters in a name

There are 4 dots above the 6.

So, 4 students have 6 letters in their first names.

Question 1.

Which number of letters was found most often?

Answer: 5

Explanation:

In the line plot we can see that

There are 6 dots above the 5.

So, 6 students have 5 letters in their first names.

This is most often

Question 2.

Write a sentence to describe the data.

Answer:

Data is shown about the survey of students about their first names

and the number of letters in their names

Question 3.

How many letters are in your first name?

Answer: 5

Explanation:

Most often the first name has 5

Question 4.

Put a dot above the number of letters in your first name.

Answer:

Explanation:

A dot above the number of letters in my first name is placed

**Math Talk**

**Mathematical Processes**

What does the shape of the data show you?

Answer:

As A mountain

Explanation:

The shape of the data show as a mountain in my view

**Activity Make a dot plot**

Materials; number cube labeled 1 to 6

Each member of your group should toss a number cube 1 time. Combine your data with other groups’ data. Then make a dot plot to show the data you collected.

STEP 1:

Record the numbers tossed in the table.

STEP 2:

Write a title below the number line to describe your dot plot.

STEP 3:

Write the numbers tossed in order from left to right above the title.

STEP 4:

Draw dots above the number line to show each number tossed.

Answer:

Written a title below the number line to describe my dot plot.

Drawn dots above the number line to show each number tossed.

**Share and Show**

**Use the Number of Pets dot plot for 1-3.**

Question 1.

How many students have 1 pet?

Think: How many dots are above 1?

Answer: 5

Explanation:

5 students have 1 pet

Question 2.

What number of pets do 2 students have?

Answer: 5 pets

Explanation:

2 students have 5 pets

Question 3.

Do more students have more than 2 pets or fewer than 2 pets?

Answer: more

Most of the students have 2 pets and more than 2 pets

**Problem Solving**

**Use the table at the right for 4-7.**

Question 4.

Use the data in the table to make a dot plot.

How Many Years Have You Owned Your Pet?

Answer: 1 year

Explanation:

1 year I have owned my pet

Question 5.

How many students have owned a pet for 1 year?

Answer: 5

Explanation:

5 students have owned a pet for 1 year

Question 6.

**Analyze** Which number of years is found most often?

Answer: 1 , 2 , 3 number of years is found most often

Explanation:

1 , 2 , 3 number of years is found most often

According to line plot

Question 7.

**H.O.T. Multi-Step** How many more students have owned a pet for 2 years or less than for 3 years or more?

Answer: 16

16 more students have owned a pet for 2 years or less than for 3 years or more

**For 8-10, use the Baskets of Blueberries Picked dot plot.**

Question 8.

**Representations** How many people picked 5 baskets of blueberries?

Answer: 3

Explanation:

3 many people picked 5 baskets of blueberries

Question 9.

**Multi-Step** How many more people picked 6 or fewer baskets of blueberries than picked 8 or more baskets of blueberries?

Answer: 2 people

Explanation:

6 or fewer baskets of blueberries collected by 8 people

8 or more baskets of blueberries collected by 6 people

2 more people picked 6 or fewer baskets of blueberries than picked 8 or more baskets of blueberries

Question 10.

**H.O.T.** Is there any number of baskets for which there are no data? Explain.

Answer: 7

Explanation:

7 number of baskets for which there are no data

**Daily Assessment Task**

**Fill in the bubble for the correct answer choice. Use the Number of Throws to Win dot plot for 11-14.**

Question 11.

Apply For a penny toss game, players throw a penny into a tank of water and try to get it to land in a small glass. Jim recorded the number of throws it took a group of players to win the penny toss. How many players won on their first try?

(A) 7

(B) 3

(C) 24

(D) 1

Answer: B

Explanation:

Apply For a penny toss game, players throw a penny into a tank of water and try to get it to land in a small glass.

Jim recorded the number of throws it took a group of players to win the penny toss.

3 players won on their first try

Question 12.

**Multi-Step** How many players needed more than 3 throws to win?

(A) 17

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 10

Answer: D

Explanation:

10 players needed more than 3 throws to win

Question 13.

**Representations** How would you change the dot plot if two more people played the game and each person needed four throws to win?

(A) Draw four dots above 2.

(B) Draw two dots above 4.

(C) Draw two dots above 2.

(D) Draw four dots above 4.

Answer: B

Explanation:

changed the dot plot by drawing 2 dots above 4

**Texas Test Prep**

Question 14.

**Analyze** How many more players needed 3 throws to win than 1 throw to win?

(A) 3

(B) 4

(C) 7

(D) 10

Answer: 4

Explanation:

4 more players needed 3 throws to win than 1 throw to win

### Texas Go Math Grade 3 Lesson 19.5 Homework and Practice Answer Key

**Use the Number of Books Read dot plot for 1-3.**

Question 1.

The dot plot shows how many books students read during summer vacation. How many students read 6 books?

Answer: 4

Explanation:

4 students read 6 books

Question 2.

Did more students read more than 2 books or fewer than 2 books?

Answer: more

More students read more than 2 books

Explanation:

5 students read less than 2 books

18 students read more than 2 books

Question 3.

How many students read either 0 books or 5 books?

Answer: Zero

Explanation:

students read either 0 books or 5 books

**Problem Solving**

**Use the table at the right for 4-6.**

Question 4.

Use the data in the table to make a dot plot.

Explanation:

With the help of frequency table done the dot plot

How Many Miles Do You Live From School?

Answer: 3 miles

Explanation:

3 miles away I leave from school

Question 5.

How many students live less than 2 miles from school?

Answer: 7 students

Explanation:

7 students live less than 2 miles from school

Question 6.

How many students live exactly 4 miles from school?

Answer: 3 students

Explanation:

3 students live exactly 4 miles from school

**Lesson Check**

**Fill in the bubble completely to show your answer. Use the Number of Stolen Bases dot plot for 7-9.**

Question 7.

The dot plot shows the number of bases stolen by each player during the softball season. How many players stole a base 5 times?

(A) 1

(B) 5

(C) 2

(D) 3

Answer: 1

Explanation:

1 players stole a base 5 times

Question 8.

Which number of stolen bases is found most often?

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 2

Answer: D

Explanation:

2 number of stolen bases is found most often

Question 9.

**Multi-Step** How many players stole bases during the entire softball season?

(A) 16

(B) 21

(C) 12

(D) 14

Answer: B

Explanation:

21 players stole bases during the entire softball season

**Use the Hours Spent Reading dot plot for 10-12.**

Question 10.

The dot plot shows the number of hours students spent reading in one week. How many students read for more than 6 hours?

(A) 0

(B) 3

(C) 1

(D) 2

Answer: 3

Explanation:

3 students read for more than 6 hours

Question 11.

How would you change the dot plot if one more student read for 6 hours?

(A) Draw 1 dot above 6.

(B) Draw 6 dots above 1.

(C) Draw 1 dot above 1.

(D) Draw 6 dots above 6.

Answer: A

Explanation:

The dot plot if one more student read for 6 hours Drawn 1 dot above 6

Question 12.

**Multi-Step** How many students spent 4 or more hours reading?

(A) 8

(B) 14

(C) 19

(D) 6

Answer: B

Explanation:

14 students spent 4 or more hours reading