Describe center and spread. Represent data in a box plot (box-and-whisker plot) and calculate the center and spread.
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Below is a dot plot of data showing the amount of time it takes students in Mr. S’s class to get to school.
The plot below shows the results of a survey of households about the number of dogs they have.
Identify the following statements as true or false. Explain your reasoning in each case.
Grade 6 Mathematics > Module 6 > Topic C > Lesson 14 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
Include problems that require students to make comparisons between box plots, as well as create box plots from raw data sets or from five number summaries.
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Consider the following box plots, which show the number of questions different students in three different classes got correct on a 20-question quiz.
Grade 6 Mathematics > Module 6 > Topic C > Lesson 15 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Given the following information, create a box plot and find the interquartile range.
For a large group of dogs, the shortest dog was 6 inches, and the tallest was 32 inches. One-half of the dogs were taller than 18 inches. One-fourth of the dogs were shorter than 15 inches. The upper quartile of the dog heights was 23 inches.
Grade 6 Mathematics > Module 6 > Topic C > Lesson 15 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..