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Unformatted text preview: summary of both center and spread. The fivenumber summary of a distribution consists of the smallest observation, the first quartile, the median, the third quartile and the largest observation, written in order from smallest to largest. The fivenumber summary is summarized as: Minimum Q ଵ M Q ଷ Maximum Moreover, the fivenumber summary of a distribution leads to a new graph, the boxplot . January 16, 2008 [ LECTURE 4 ] 3 A boxplot is a graph of the fivenumber summary: A central box spans the quartiles Q ଵ and Q ଷ . A line in the box marks the median M. Lines extended from the box out to the smallest and largest observations....
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course MATH 1070 taught by Professor Akbas during the Summer '08 term at Georgia State.
 Summer '08
 AKBAS
 Statistics, Standard Deviation

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