Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples


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Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

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1. Using the box plot provided, what is the rectangle circled in red?

2. Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Box plots come in handy when analyzing statistics. and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their components as well as what they represent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the components and statistical meanings of:

  • The extreme minimum
  • The interquartile range
  • Quartiles
  • The median

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define box plot
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different statistical aspects of box plots
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what different parts of box plots represent

Additional Learning

To learn more about box plots, review the accompanying lesson called Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what is represented by the components of box plots
  • Define quartile, interquartile range and median, and understand how each term applies to box plots
  • Understand how to create a box plot