Tennis ball throw
This task is about reading information from a stemandleaf graph.
At Defoe College, the Year 9 students challenged the Year 10 students to a ball throwing contest.
Each student threw a tennis ball and this distance was measured and recorded to the nearest metre.
Their results are plotted on the backtoback stemandleaf graph below.
DISTANCE TENNIS BALL THROWN 

Year 9 
Distance 
Year 10 

a) 
What was the distance of the: 

i) 
longest throw? ______ metres


ii) 
shortest throw? ______ metres


b) 
What was the median distance thrown by: 

i) 
Year 9 students? ______ metres 

ii) 
Year 10 students? ______ metres


c) 
i)
ii) 
Tamiti said that Year 10 students threw the ball the furthest.
Is he correct? YES / NO (circle one)
Explain your answer.
