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Maximums, Minimums & Outliers in a Data Set

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What is the largest mathematical value in a data set?

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1.

Find the maximum in the data set:

27, 26, 33, 45, 38, 38, 58, 54, 19, 22, 31

2. What is a value that is much larger or smaller than the other values in a data set, or a value that lies outside the given data set?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The maximum, minimum, and outliers of a given data set allow you to analyze the set, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of these concepts and how they pertain to analysis of data sets. The quiz questions will test you on the definition of a maximum, minimum, or outlier, as well as how to identify them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying a maximum or minimum given a data set
  • Your understanding of what is meant by maximum, minimum, or outlier
  • The smallest mathematical value in a data set

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving maximums, minimums, and outliers
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as maximum, minimum, and outlier

Additional Learning

To learn more about these topics, review the accompanying lesson Maximums, Minimums & Outliers in a Data Set. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define maximums, minimums, and outliers
  • Differentiate between these concepts
  • Understand how to use these concepts to analyze a data set
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