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neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
in box and whisker plots, do you draw a line to the outliers (as your whisker)?
neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
in box and whisker plots, do you draw a line to the outliers (as your whisker)?

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neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or do you just plot a point, but don't draw a line to it?

Sigsauer54
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You draw lines to both outlier points, single lines, not dotted

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are your outliers also your lowest or highest quartile?

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean lower extreme and higher extreme

Sigsauer54
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, outliers are first and last numbers

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not quartile

Sigsauer54
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Check this out, http://ellerbruch.nmu.edu/cs255/jnord/three.gif

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, the whiskers only extend so far and outliers may be single solitary points

bob06
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it just me or is this kind of solving this question somewhat of a pain

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you don't draw lines to the outlier?

Sigsauer54
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0See the picture, the ihghest and lowest number, also known as extremes, get points on them and lines drawn to them

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the outliers, like ones that are way lower than the low quartile or way higher than the high quartile, do you draw lines to those? Those are the lower and higher extremes

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It depends how far the outlier is, but the whiskers will not always connect

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how far is too far for the outleir? like 1.5 times the interquartile range right?

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah that sounds right (I'd need to look it up), but take a look at something like this http://media.texample.net/tikz/examples/PNG/boxandwhiskerplot.png

neverforgetvivistee
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks, that makes sense now :)

jim_thompson5910
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you'll see that the outliers are on their own
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