Interpreting Box Plots
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by Jessica McDonald
| 30 Questions
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For the highest score, remember where to look on the graph!
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When asked what percent, remember to find how many sections first!
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What is the median score? (Where is the median score??)
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(hint: remember to find the number of sections that work, and what % each section is)
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Looking at the scores, and spread of scores, do you think the test was too hard?

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Remember that each section is 1/4 of the 100%
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Range means high - low, so find where the middle 50% would be first! (do not include units in the answer)
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Think- How many sections are under 20 minutes???, what % is that?
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Look at the TV box plot! Find how many sections cover at least 15 minutes first!
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Remember that the 3rd quartile is the middle of the top half...
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Compare how many sections on each box plot that are more than 1 hour. Answer 'Homework' or 'TV'.
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Do we know if there are there any students at 0?
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Do box plots show you how many total values you have?
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Can we tell this specific % from the graph?
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Can we tell this specific % from the graph?
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Just compare the values shown in each box plot!
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'Varied' means there is a wide range, or spread, of numbers...
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Think- do box plots display specific values other than the 5-number summary?
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Median for Milwaukee
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Minimum value for Milwaukee
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Maximum value for Milwaukee
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LQ for Milwaukee
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UQ for Milwaukee
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IQR for Milwaukee
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Median for Honolulu
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Minimum value for Honolulu
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Maximum value for Honolulu
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LQ for Honlulu
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UQ for Honlulu
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IQR for Honolulu
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