How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

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Finding the minimum, maximum, median, and quartiles of a set of data can help tell you a lot about your data. Follow along with this tutorial to practice finding these pieces of a data set!

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Background Tutorials

Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Ordering large numbers can be tricky, but a place value chart can make the process easier. This tutorial shows you how to use a place value chart to put large numbers in order!

Giving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.