Read, Interpret & Construct Box-and-Whisker Plots


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What is a quartile?

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1. How is a median indicated in a box-and-whisker plot?

2. What can be said about a box-and-whisker plot with longer whiskers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these study tools you will be assessed on box-and-whisker plots. Interactive quiz questions will touch on specific areas of study, including quartiles and what is indicative of a median in a box-and-whisker plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will test what you know of the following:

  • What is implied with a box-and-whisker plot that has long whiskers
  • Data that is represented by the box in a box-and-whisker plot
  • The relevance of the length of whiskers in a box-and-whisker plot with regard to the data

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of a box-and-whisker plot and how it's connected to the data it contains with regard to length of the whiskers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the median in a box-and-whisker plot
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding quartiles and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Feel free to study more on a certain way of gathering data with the lesson called Read, Interpret & Construct Box-and-Whisker Plots. We've listed these focus points to help you along:

  • Why box-and-whisker plots are useful in data interpretation
  • What an outlier is, with respect to data
  • How to setup a box-and-whisker plot