This handy Math in Focus Grade 2 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 17 Practice 1 Reading Picture Graphs with Scales detailed solutions for the textbook questions.

## Math in Focus Grade 2 Chapter 17 Practice 1 Answer Key Reading Picture Graphs with Scales

**Fill in the blanks. Use the picture graph to help you.**

The picture graph shows the food a team ate after a softball game.

Food Eaten After the Game

**Example**

They had 6 helpings of hot dogs.

Question 1.

They had the same number of helpings of ________ as hot dogs.

Answer:

They has the same number of helpings of carrots as hot dogs

Explanation:

There are 3 boxes for hot dogs = 6 helpings

There are 3 boxes for carrots = 6 helpings

Both are equal.

Question 2.

They had ________ more helpings of salad than apples.

Answer:

They has 4 more helpings of salad than apples

Explanation:

There are 4 boxes for salad = 8 helpings

There are 2 boxes for apples = 4 helpings

8 – 4 = 4

So, they has 4 more helpings of salad than apples.

Question 3.

They had __________ helpings of salad and apples in all.

Answer:

They have 12 helpings of salad and apples in all.

Explanation:

There are 4 boxes for salad = 8 helpings

There are 2 boxes for apples = 4 helpings

8 + 4 = 12

So, they have 12 helpings of salad and apples in all.

Jane and her classmates chose their favorite fairy tale character. This picture graph shows their choices.

Favorite Fairy Tale Characters

**Fill in the blanks. Use the picture graph on page 182 to help you.**

**Example**

How many characters are shown?

4

Question 4.

Which is the most common favorite character?

Answer:

Prince is the most common favorite character.

Explanation:

There are 7 books for prince

Each book stands for 2 children

So, 7 x 2 = 14

14 children chose their favorite character as Prince

It is the most common character chosen by children.

Question 5.

Which is the least common favorite character?

Answer:

King is the least common favorite character

Explanation:

There are 3 books for king

Each book stands for 2 children

3 x 2 = 6

So, 6 children chose their favorite character as King

It is the least common character chosen by children.

Question 6.

8 children like the Queen.

What does each stand for?

Answer:

Each stand for 2 children

Explanation:

There are 4 books for Queen

8 children like Queen

So, 8 / 4 = 2

Therefore, each book stand for 2 children.

Question 7.

How many children chose the Prince?

___________ children

Answer:

14 children chose prince

Explanation:

There are 7 books for prince

Each book stands for 2 children

So, 7 x 2 = 14

14 children chose their favorite character as Prince.

Question 8.

How many more children chose the Fairy than the Queen as their favorite character?

____________ more children

Answer:

4 more children

Explanation:

12 children chose Fairy

8 children chose Queen

12 – 8 = 4

So, 4 more children chose the Fairy than the Queen as their favorite character.

Question 9.

The total number of children who chose ____________ and _____________ as their favorite character is the same as the number of children who chose the Prince.

Answer:

The total number of children who chose Queen and King as their favorite character is the same as the number of children who chose the Prince.

Explanation:

14 children chose Prince

8 children chose Queen

6 children chose King

8 + 6 = 14

So, The total of children who chose Queen and King as their favorite character is the same as the number of children who chose the Prince.

**Fill in the blanks. Use the picture graph to help you.**

Randy’s home is near a School, a Bus Stop, a Store, and a Post Office. He draws a picture graph to show how far his home is from these places.

Number of Steps from Home

Example

The School is 100 steps from Randy’s home.

Each stands for 10 steps.

Question 10.

The Store is _________ steps from Randy’s home.

Answer:

The Store is 90 steps from Randy’s home.

Explanation:

There are 9 pictures for store

Each stands for 10 steps

9 x 10 = 90

So, the store is 90 steps from Randy’s home.

Question 11.

Randy’s home is 50 steps from the Bus Stop.

He will draw ________ on the graph.

Answer:

Explanation:

Each stands for 10 steps

Randy’s home is 50 steps from the Bus Stop

50 / 10 = 5

So, i drew 5 pictures on the graph for bus stop.

Question 12.

The Post Office is 80 steps from Randy’s home.

He will draw _________ more on the graph.

Answer:

Explanation:

Each stands for 10 steps

The Post Office is 80 steps from Randy’s home

There are 6 pictures already

6 x 10 = 60

80 – 60 = 20

20 / 10 = 2

SO, i drew 2 more pictures on the graph for post office.