CCSS: 3.MD.B.3

TEKS: 3.8A

Plenty of Pokémon

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From left to right: Sprigatito, Quaxly, Pikachu, Fuecoco

Ready those Poké Balls! Two new releases in the fan-favorite series Pokémon called Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are coming soon to Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo released the first Pokémon title for Game Boy in 1996. Since then, millions of fans have collected imaginary critters—called Pokémon—to battle, explore, and befriend. Each Pokémon is classified into a type based on the critter’s characteristics. The bar graph shows how many Pokémon belong to the most common types.

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Type: Water


Type: Fire


Type: Grass

Use the bar graph to answer the questions.

What is the most common type of Pokémon?

A. normal     B. grass.    C. fire.    D. water

About how many Pokémon belong to the fire type?

A. 30.    B. 60.    C. 90.    D. 120

What is the title of the graph?

A student says that  more Pokémon belong to the normal type than to the psychic and fire types combined. Is the student correct? Explain.

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