# Lesson 16 Interpret Measurement Data

Let’s represent and make sense of data in line plots.

## Warm-up Number Talk: Addition within 50

Find the value of each expression mentally.

## Activity 1 The Plant Project

Use the data in this table to create a line plot.

Group B | plant heights (centimeters) |
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Andre | |

Clare | |

Diego | |

Elena | |

Han | |

Jada | |

Kiran | |

Noah | |

Priya | |

Tyler |

## Activity 2 Interpret Measurement Data on a Line Plot

## Problem 1

The Plant Project

Answer the questions based on your line plot.

What was the shortest plant height?

What was the tallest plant height?

What is the difference between the height of the tallest plant and the shortest plant? Write an equation to show how you know.

## Problem 2

Answer the questions based on Han’s line plot.

Han looked at this line plot and said that the tallest plant was 29 centimeters. Do you agree with him? Why or why not?

How many plants were measured in all?

Write a statement based on Han’s line plot.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

The table shows the lengths of different students’ shoes in inches. Complete the line plot with the shoe length data.

| Shoe length in inches |
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Andre | 7 |

Clare | 7 |

Diego | 8 |

Elena | 8 |

Lin | 6 |

Mai | 7 |

Tyler | 9 |