Upper Quartile: Definition & Formula


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True or False. When dividing the data set into upper and lower groups, the median should not be included in either group.

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1. Which statement about the upper quartile formula is false?

2. Find the upper quartile of the data set 1,4,6,8

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and attached worksheet, you can evaluate how well you understand the upper quartile. The quiz will assess your understanding of concepts like diving the data set into halves and calculating the median for the upper half.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Understanding the role of the median after diving a data set into halves
  • Identify the upper quartile
  • Interpreting the characteristics of the upper quartile
  • Using the upper quartile formula

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the upper quartile
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the upper quartile formula in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the upper median and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about finding the median in a data set

Additional Learning

To learn more about the upper quartile, review the lesson Upper Quartile: Definition & Formula which covers the following objectives:

  • Define upper quartile
  • Dividing data into an upper and lower group