# Data Handling exam paper 2

Data handling exam paper for GCSE maths

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Mathematics
Unit 1 ­ Section A (Calculator)
Data Handling
Higher Tier
Specimen Paper
Time: 20 minutes
Materials required for examination Items included with question papers

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SECTION A

You must write down all stages in your working.

1. Many people take taxis to a club.
One night, the manager at the club recorded the number of people in each taxi as it
arrived.…

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2. The probability that Asif will pass his driving test at the first attempt is 0.6

(a) Explain why Asif is more likely to pass the test at the first attempt than he is to fail at
the first attempt.

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(1)

A driving test centre is…

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3. John kept a record of the number of birds that visited his bird table over a number of days.
This information is shown in the table.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
147 161 238 135 167 250

(a) Work out the three-point moving averages for this…

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(c) Use this information to complete the histogram.

y
8.0

7.2

6.4

5.6

Frequency
density
4.8

4.0

3.2

2.4

1.6

0.8

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 t

Time (in seconds)
(2) Q3

(Total 6 marks)

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4. Wes gives Bronwen a box of 25 mixed sweets.
12 of them are chocolates, 8 of them are toffees and 5 of them are mints.
All of the sweets have identical wrappers.

Bronwen chooses at random 2 sweets.

What is the probability that Bronwen will choose 2…

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