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LESSON: Box and Whisker Plots

Vocab/Objectives

  • Order a set of data to find the median, quartiles and extremes.
  • Draw a box-and-whisker plot to represent given data.
  • Identify the median, quartiles, and extremes given a box-and-whisker plot.
  • Compare and Interpret double box-and-whisker plots of real-world data.

Median
the middle score of a set of data.
Quartile
dividing a data into four sections.
Upper Quartile
the median of a quartile on the higher end of the range.
Lower quartile
the median of a quartile on the lower range
Extremes
the highest and lowest scores possible in a range of data.