HSC Together Year 11 Maths Standard: Parallel Box-and-Whisker Plots

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• Formulae and Equations
• Measurement and Energy
• Relative Frequency and Probability
• Perimeter, Area and Volume
• Classifying and Representing Data
• Linear Relationships
• Interest and Depreciation
• Exploring and Describing Data
• Working with Time
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# Parallel Box-and-Whisker Plots

### What are parallel box-and-whisker plots?

A box and whisker plot identifies five important statistics: the lowest value, the first quartile, the mean, the upper quartile and the highest value. These are often known as the five-number summary. This post will show you how to construct parallel box-and-whisker plots and how to identify the five-number summary within a data set in Prelim Standard Math.

### The relationship between box and whisker plots and five-number summary

The video below explains the relationship between box and whisker plots and five number summaries.

### How do you compare and construct data?

The following video explains how to construct and compare a set of data.

### How to comment on a data set’s distribution

This video will help you comment on a data set’s distribution when given data.

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