Box and whisker Plots Today I can use a box and whisker plot to display and interpret information.
Foldable! • Fold your paper in half hot-dog style. Draw a box plot on the outside. • Cut on each division.
Minimum Median Maximum
Minimum – the lowest number in a set of data • Median – the middle number in a sorted set of data • Maximum – the highest number in a set of data
Example 1 • This box and whisker plot shows the final scores during ladies’ figure skating in the 2010 winter Olympics. What is the median score?
You Try • This box plot shows the weights of fourth graders. • What is the median weight?