Assignment 5 - Lesson 6 - Boxplots

# Assignment 5 - Lesson 6 - Boxplots - Problem 1. WEE-130-74:...

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Problem 1. WEE-130-74: The Great Gretzky Wayne Gretzky, a retired professional hockey player, played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), from 1980 to 1999. S. Berry explored some of Gretzky's accomplishments in "A Statistician Reads the Sports Pages" (Chance, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 49-54). The following table shows the number of games in which Gretzky played during each of his 20 seasons in the NHL. 79, 80, 80, 80, 74, 80, 80, 79, 64, 78, 73, 78, 74, 45, 81, 48, 80, 82, 82, 70 1. & 3. Potential outliers = 48, 45 4. 5. boxplot Problem 2: TR9-109-9: Ages of Oscar Winners In "Ages of Oscar-Winning Best Actors and Actresses" Mathematics Teacher Magazine by Richard Brown and Gretchen Davis, boxplots are used to compare the ages of actors and actresses at the time they won Oscars. The results for 34 recent winners from each category are listed in this datafile.

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6. 7. Now make histograms of each variable. How do these types of display differ in what they show you about the data? - histograms seemed to me more cmfortable. They show
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## This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course STAT 113 taught by Professor Thaler during the Spring '11 term at CUNY Hunter.

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Assignment 5 - Lesson 6 - Boxplots - Problem 1. WEE-130-74:...

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