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BeatriceM2012

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NOBODY wants to help me? I don't understand box and whisker plots... The data on the annual amount of rainfall in a state for the past seven years was used to make the box-and-whisker plot shown below. Which of the following is closest to the lower quartile of the box-and-whisker plot? A. 475 B. 490 C. 575 D. 650

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  1. BeatriceM2012
    • 4 years ago
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  2. ariesdragon20
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    a or b

  3. BeatriceM2012
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    Which one is it?

  4. ariesdragon20
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    b

  5. lisapeajac
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    On your plot, the lowest dot is the lower extreme. The first line is the lower quartile, the second line is the median, and the third line is the third quartile.

  6. ariesdragon20
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    its not in the middle

  7. lisapeajac
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    It doesn't have to be "in the middle " to be a median on a box and whisker

  8. BeatriceM2012
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    So the answer is B?

  9. Confucious
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    Yes, it's B.

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