What is a pictogram?
A pictogram is a graph that uses pictures to represent data. It is also known as a pictograph or picto.
Key: A key tells us what the pictures in the pictogram represent.
How to present data in a pictogram?
The number of ice creams sold by an ice cream parlour is shown in the table. Represent the data in form of a pictograph taking key as:
1 symbol = 10 ice creams
Represent the above number of ice creams on the pictogram.
How to interpret the data represented in the pictogram?
Let’s try to answer the questions.
Question 1: How many children like a guitar?
Answer: Number of symbols = 3
Each symbol represents 5 children.
Total number of children = 3 × 5
15 students like Guitar.
Question: 2 Which instrument was liked by the most number of students?
As there are most smileys (4) for Piano.
Number of students who like Piano = 4 × 5
20 Students like Piano.