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Box-and-Whisker Plot

A visual display of the five number summary. The box-and-whisker plot is a simplified boxplot taught to beginners . It does not show outliers. The whiskers extending all the way to the minimum and maximum values regardless of how far out they may be.

 

 

 

 

See also

First quartile, median, third quartile, stemplot

 


  this page updated 21-feb-16
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
written, illustrated, and webmastered by Bruce Simmons
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