# Using Tally Marks

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A tally mark looks like this .  Tally marks are an easy way to count things.

Each tally mark stands for 1.

If you have (three tally marks) then the final count is the number 3.

If you have four tally marks plus another one crossing the four tallies then the number is 5.  For example .

If you have (seven tally marks) then the final count is the number 7.

The tally table below shows the birds that were in my backyard one day.

Finish the tally table below.

 Birds Tally Marks Number Cardinal 8 House Wren Song Sparrow Hummingbird Gold Finch Hairy Woodpecker Black-Capped Chickadee

1.  Which bird did I see the most?

Song Sparrow

Hummingbird

Gold Finch

2.  Which bird did not come to my yard?

Cardinal

Hairy Woodpecker

House Wren

3.  Which two birds came to my yard the same number of times?

Cardinal and House Wren

Cardinal and Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow and House Wren

Song Sparrow and Gold Finch

4.  How many more Hummingbirds visited my yard than Black-Capped Chickadees?

4

5

6

7