What are Stem and Leaf Diagrams Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 10, 11

What are Stem and Leaf Diagrams resource description

Show pupils how stem and leaf diagrams are used to display data with this resource. There are two stem and leaf diagrams, one with numbers in the tens and one showing decimal numbers. In each diagram, two numbers are chosen and labelled to help students understand the key.

What are Stem and Leaf Diagrams?

This resource introduces stem and leaf diagrams, a way to organise and display numerical data while retaining the original values.


Why are stem and leaf diagrams important?

They offer several advantages in data analysis:

  • Show individual data: Maintain original values in the display.
  • Reveal distribution: Clearly show how data is spread out.
  • Easy to compare: Allow quick comparison of multiple datasets.


How can this resource help?

This resource provides a clear explanation and examples:

  • Explanation: Defines stem and leaf diagrams and how to read them.
  • Examples: Illustrates how to construct them with datasets.
  • Visual aid: Uses diagrams to support understanding.
  • Free PDF download: Offers an easily accessible reference tool.


Benefits for learners:

  • Improves understanding of data organisation and representation.
  • Develops skills in interpreting and constructing stem and leaf diagrams.
  • Supports learning about data distribution and analysis.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing the concept or providing revision support. It's also valuable for students needing extra practice or for parents helping with maths homework.



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