Box and whisker plot? The data set 5,6,7,8,9,9,9,10,12,14,17,17,18,19,19 represents the number of hours spent on the internet in a week by students in a mathematics class. Construct a box and whisker plot that represents the data. Does anyone know how to

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Oct 1, 2015


Rosie - Calculate the min, max, lower quartile, upper quartile, and the median. Use these 5 statistics to plot.


A Box and Whisker plot looks like a rectangle with two whiskers (one on each end of the rectangle).

For this problem, I'm going to assume you know how to calculate the 5-number summary: minimum, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and maximum (also known as #Q_0, Q_1, Q_2, Q_3, Q_4#, respectively.

For this problem:

#Q_0=5, Q_1= 8, Q_2=10, Q_3=17, Q_4=19#

Here is the whisker plot:

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hope that helped