# A.10 - Box-and-Whisker Plots

A.10    The student will compare and contrast multiple univariate data sets, using box-and-whisker plots.

Bloom's Level:  Analyze

### BIG IDEAS

• I can determine my class rank, compare the heights of suspended roller coasters in the US, project the top contenders to win Oscars by compiling ticket sales data, and assess the stats of rival football teams for a season.
• I will be able to summarize large amounts of data, finding the extremes, quartiles, and median.

### UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

• Statistical techniques can be used to organize, display, and compare sets of data.
• Box-and-whisker plots can be used to analyze data.

### ESSENTIALS

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to

A.101  Compare, contrast,and analyze data, including data from real-world situations displayed in box-and-whisker plots.

### KEY VOCABULARY

box-and-whisker plot, quartile, median, extremes

Updated: Jun 08, 2017