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Box and whisker plots

3 videos
4 skills
Whether you're looking at scientific data or stock price charts, box-and-whisker plots can illuminate patterns in your life. This tutorial covers what they are, how to read them, and how to construct them.

Box and whisker plot

VIDEO 3:18 minutes
Is this some kind of cute cat video? No! Box and whisker plots seek to explain data by showing a spread of all the data points in a sample. The "whiskers" are the two opposite ends of the data. This video is more fun that a handful of ...

Box plots and quartiles

VIDEO 13:14 minutes
Box-and-whisker Plot

Constructing a box and whisker plot

VIDEO 8:18 minutes
Here's a word problem that's perfectly suited for a box and whiskers plot to help analyze data. Let's construct one together, shall we?

Creating box plots 1


Creating box plots 2


Reading box plots


Interpreting quartiles