Statistic Activity with a Box and Whisker Plot
- Sam Ancona
Below is an example of a Box and Whisker Plot aka Box Plot of the jersey numbers for the NBA Portland Trail Blazers. Follow the instructions below given your previous knowledge of Box Plots.
Approximate the following either by looking directly at the graph or by using the spreadsheet. Show your work if you use the spreadsheet. Give numerical values: Whiskers, Lower Extreme, Upper Extreme, Median, Upper Quartile, Lower Quartile. Then, define each word. Questions: What is the significance of X=11.5? How are Box Plots a helpful tool? What do they help you see or understand?