## Exam-Style Question on Statistics## A mathematics exam-style question with a worked solution that can be revealed gradually |

Question id: 510. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2019. The use of a calculator is allowed.

Jimmy is ordering the t-shirts for the community choir which has 240 members.

He asks a sample of 36 members what colour the t-shirts should be. Each members chooses one colour.

The table shows information about his results.

Colour | Number of members |
---|---|

Blue | 6 |

Red | 3 |

Green | 7 |

Yellow | 5 |

Purple | 2 |

Black | 6 |

White | 7 |

(a) Work out how many of the 240 members you think will want black t-shirts.

(b) State any assumption you made and explain how this may affect your answer.

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