# What information can you represent with a box and whisker plot?

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Oct 10, 2015

Primarily the low quartile, upper quartile, median and interquartile range.

#### Explanation:

The box is drawn from data given. The box only shows the inter-quartile range, whilst the lines extending (whiskers) shows the complete range i.e; smallest value and largest value.

The box is drawn above just an x-axis scale that is labelled.

Convenient way of graphically depicting groups of numerical data through their quartiles

#### Explanation:

Mainly we get an idea about the measure of central tendency and measure of dispersion of data cloud.