A Table is an arrangement of data in rows and columns, or possibly in a more complex structure.

|Tip: You can use Tables to organize and present the data that is too detailed to be described adequately in the text which will allow the learner to quickly get a sense of the organized data. Use tables to highlight trends to make the data readable and easy to understand for your learners.

Benefits of using Tables

Sometimes tables contain only numbers, but a table can be used to compare and contrast two or more mathematical objects or ideas. When a table is used to compare or contrast, it is called a comparison table.

Example using tables
The example below shows how a comparison table can help Year 7 students make sense of terminology associated with different types of triangles.

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