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4.3BoxplotsHWpg.198: #33, 36, 37acdWhat are some advantages of boxplots?ease of constructionconvenient handling of outliersconstruction is not subjective (like for histograms)Used with medium or large size data sets (n > 10)useful for comparative displaysA boxplot is a visual display of thefive-number summary.
The five-number summary consists of the______, ____, ______, ____,and______When to Use:Univariate numerical data, moderate to large data sets.How to construct a BoxplotDraw a horizontal (or vertical) scaleCalculate the five number summaryConstruct a rectangular box from the lower quartile (Q1) to the upper quartile (Q3)Draw a line in the rectangle for the medianExtend whiskers to the max and minTo describe: S.C.U.M.S. (minus the M) is C.U.S.S. in Context.Amodified boxplotextends the whiskers to the smallest and largest data observations that arenot outliers. Outliers are then displayed with dots.Recall that an observation is an outlier if it is more than 1.5(IQR) away from the nearest quartile..

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