# ‘Data Handling’ at Upper Primary Stage Focuses on

- data organization only
- techniques of data collection
- data collection, organization, and interpretation
- data interpretation only

Answer:

**According to NCERT Preamble: **

“*At the upper primary stage the focus is placed on **number system, algebra, geometry, mensuration and data handling. They are meaningfully woven around situations which permit learning to proceed from concrete to abstract, consolidating and expanding the experiences of child and engaging the learner through problems. Mathematical modelling, data analysis and interpretation provided at secondary stage set the frame to perceive mathematics as a discipline. At higher secondary stage, constructivism and problem solving form the twin objectives of syllabus formulation. Interactive approaches, visualisation concepts and their linkages, and interactive approaches have been given adequate coverage. Emphasis on activity rather than rote memorisation of facts and formulae continues through all stages.*“