This activity is designed to be accessible to primary school pupils at Key Stage 2.

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Match the Matches

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2Challenge Level:2

Two football teams, Alpha United and Beta Rovers have each played fifteen games in their league.

The data below show how many goals the teams scored in their matches.

There are six different collections of data, three show the results for Alpha United and three show Beta Rovers' goals. Can you match the data to the teams?

averages alphatally chartpie chartbar line graphaverages of second teampictogram

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