# How are box and whisker plots useful?

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Aug 5, 2018

**Box-and-whisker plots** are useful for displaying data. It shows the five-number summary, which contains the minimum, first quartile, median, third quartile, and maximum.

Outliers are also placed on the box-and-whisker plot.

Here is an example of a box-and-whisker plot:

Hope this helps!