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anonymous
 one year ago
Help box plots
anonymous
 one year ago
Help box plots

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jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First thing you should do is figure out what the median is of the data you were given. Arrange the data from lowest to highest, and find the middle number. If you already did that, just let me know what you got.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Alright, that's what I got too. That rules out choice C for sure.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The data ranges from 20 to 32 so we should make sure the box plot actually matches that description.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You should see that only one box plot actually does this. :) Can you see it?

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And by "ranges" I mean...

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1439238074301:dw

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Those two vertical dashes mark the lowest and highest numbers.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Alright, so which choice do you think it is based on that?

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Careful, that one shows a highest number of 35. Is 35 in our data?

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ah... but then the median is wrong. AHHH!!! lol :)

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Alright, big breath.... And let's see... we want a median of 26, a low of 20, and a high of 32. We need three things to work.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you explain why its A so i know

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, here's what I would have done. I would draw my own picture like this...

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1439238403341:dw

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I don't really know anything about the rectangle part, other than that the middle line has to be on 26.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, I would go through and find all the pictures that have a low of 20.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OK, they all do. So that didn't help.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Next, I would go and find all the pictures that have a middle of 26.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It looks like A, B, and D.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Finally, I would find all the pictures with a high of 32.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Only B has this. The answer must be B.

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Does that help? Any questions on that process? :)
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