Data Handling exam paper 2

Data Handling exam paper for GCSE maths

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Surname Initial(s)
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Examiner's use only
Edexcel GCSE Team Leader's use only
Mathematics
Unit 1 ­ Section B (Non-Calculator)
Data Handling
Higher Tier
Specimen Paper
Time: 20 minutes
Materials required for examination Items included with question papers
Ruler graduated in centimetres and Nil
millimetres, protractor, compasses,
pen, HB pencil, eraser.
Tracing paper may be used.
Instructions to Candidates
In the boxes above, write your centre number, candidate number, your surname, initials and signature.
Check that you have the correct question paper.
Answer ALL the questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided in this question paper.
If you need more space to complete your answer to any question, use additional answer sheets.
Information for Candidates
The marks for individual questions and the parts of questions are shown in round brackets: e.g. (2).
There are 4 questions in this question paper. The total mark for this section is 15.
There are 8 pages in this question paper. Any blank pages are indicated.
Calculators must not be used.
Advice to Candidates
Show all stages in any calculations.
Work steadily through the paper. Do not spend too long on one question.
If you cannot answer a question, leave it and attempt the next one.
Return at the end to those you have left out.
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SECTION B
Answer ALL FOUR questions.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
You must NOT use a calculator for this section.
You must write down all stages of your working.
1. Tom collects information about the age and cost of some Ford Mondeo cars.
He plots a scatter graph of his results. Here is his graph.
Tom collects data on 3 more Ford Mondeo cars.…read more

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(b) Estimate
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(i) the cost of a 5 2 year old Ford Mondeo.
£ ........................
(ii) the age of a Ford Mondeo that cost £6 000
........................... years
(4) Q1
(Total 5 marks)
2. The manager at "Wheels R Us" recorded the time in minutes it took to change the wheels
on cars using his garage.
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3. An IT company has 80 employees.
The age of the youngest employee is 24 years.
The age of the oldest employee is 54 years.
The median age is 38 years.
The lower quartile age is 30 years.
The upper quartile age is 44 years.
(a) On the grid below, draw a box plot to show information about the ages of the
employees.
(2)
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The cumulative frequency graph opposite shows the ages of 160 employees at another IT
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(b) Compare and contrast the ages of the two IT companies.
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4. There are 800 pupils at Hightier School.
The table shows information about the pupils.
Year group Number of boys Number of girls
7 110 87
8 98 85
9 76 74
10 73 77
11 65 55
An inspector is carrying out a survey into pupils' views about the school. She takes a
sample, stratified both by Year group and by gender, of 50 of the 800 pupils.
Calculate the number of Year 9 boys to be sampled.
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