To make a data table. (Tables, Charts, And Graphs).1 Draw a blank Lacking something essential to fulfillment or completeness; unrestricted or open. A space left empty for the insertion of one or more words or marks in a written document that will effectuate its meaning or make it legally operative. data table.
2 Give your table a title that identifies your variables ("My Week's Physical Activity Log").
3 Label the column on the left as the independent variable (Activity). Underneath, list types of activity you used for the independent variable (Walking, Basketball basketball, game played generally indoors by two opposing teams of five players each. Basketball was conceived in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education instructor at the YMCA college in Springfield, Mass. , Swimming, Dancing, etc.).
4 Label the columns to the right as the dependent variable (Minutes). Draw boxes under these columns in which you can record the results of each trial for each activity (Monday Monday: see week. , Tuesday Tuesday: see week. , etc.).
5 Include columns at the far right to record the total and the average number of minutes for each activity. To calculate the average, add the minutes for each activity, then divide the total by the number of days in a week: seven.
My Week's Physical Activity Log Minutes ACTIVITY MON TUE WED THUR FRI SAT SUN TOTAL AVERAGE WALKING 15 10 15 10 10 40 40 140 20 BASKETBALL 120 0 0 0 55 0 0 175 25 SWIMMING 0 30 0 25 0 0 15 70 10 DANCING 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 49 7