Box and whisker plots

5 videos
5 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 than a handful of ...

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?

Reading box plots

Practice reading information presented in box plots.

Box and whisker plot exercise example

VIDEO 3:18 minutes
Learn how to create a box plot. The data set used in this example has 11 data points.

Another example constructing box plot

VIDEO 3:15 minutes
Learn how to create a box plot. The data set used in this example has 14 data points.

Creating box plots 1

Practice making box plots to summarize data sets.

Creating box plots 2

More practice making box plots to summarize data sets.

Interpreting box plots

VIDEO 7:44 minutes

Interpreting quartiles

Practice understanding the meaning of quartiles of data sets.

Calculating the interquartile range (IQR)

Practice finding the interquartile range (IQR) of a data set.