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Topic: Box&Whisker Plots/ Five Number Summary (fwd)
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Bob Hayden

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Box&Whisker Plots/ Five Number Summary (fwd)
Posted: Oct 3, 1996 10:46 AM
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----- Forwarded message from Rudy Wiegand -----

In any case, I have three questions concerning the exam:
(1) Will the 5 number summary use quartiles?

The differences over quartiles and hinges etc. concerns different ways
of interpolating between two values. If I were writing the AP exam,
I'd make sure the two values were EQUAL. Then all correct approaches
give the same result.

(3) Is it likely that a student will be requested to find a variance
without access to the calculator?

I hope so!

----- End of forwarded message from Rudy Wiegand -----

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