Calculating & Interpreting Quartiles


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How many quartiles does a data set have?

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1. Which of these is the median for the whole set?

2. Which of the following is calculated by taking the median between the lowest data point and the median of the entire set?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a number of ways in which large sets of data can be simplified; one way is to cut the data set into four equal groups/quarters using quartiles. The purpose of this quiz/worksheet assessment is to measure your understanding of the different quartiles and how to find them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • The number of quartiles a data set has
  • Properties of the different quartiles
  • How to calculate quartiles
  • Visual representations of quartiles

Skills Practiced

Some of the skills you will practice with this quiz/worksheet include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the properties of quartiles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to find quartiles
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Q1, Q2 and Q3

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this assessment, Calculating & Interpreting Quartiles, will help you review the topics covered in this quiz/worksheet assessment, as well as:

  • How quartiles work
  • Calculations for the different quartiles
  • Real life uses of quartiles