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Unformatted text preview: ..), the lower hinge is defined to be the average of Q1 and the ordered data value to the "right" of Q1, and the upper hinge is defined to be the average of Q3 and the ordered data value to the "left" of Q3. Consider the following Sample: 25, 31, 45, 52, 63, 87, 95 Here: Q1 is the second value (31), the lower hinge is (31+45)/2=38 Q3 is the sixth value (87), and the upper hinge is (63+87)/2=75. Despite all this, some books refer to and use as end values of the box the first and third quartiles. Dr. J....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course MBA 522 taught by Professor Nabavi during the Spring '08 term at Bellevue.
- Spring '08