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BeatriceM2012 Group Title

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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    a or b

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    Which one is it?

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    b

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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.

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    its not in the middle

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

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    So the answer is B?

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    Yes, it's B.

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