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Eduardo’s friends guessed how many jelly beans were in a jar at his birthday party. Here are their guesses: , , , , , , , , , , , .  

  1. Make a histogram to display the data.

    Label the ''Number of Jelly Beans Guessed'' and the ''Number of People''. How would you want to scale the and ?

    A histogram, x axis labeled, Number of Jelly Beans Guessed, scaled in equal segments of ten, from 60 to 160.  y axis labeled, Number of People. Starting at the left, each segment has the following bar heights:  3, 3, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1.

  2. Make a box plot to display the data.

    Find the minimum, first quartile, median, third quartile, and maximum. 

    Box Plot: x axis, scaled in tens, from 0 to 150. Left whisker: 60 to 68. Box: 68 to 93.5, vertical line at 77.5. Right whisker: 93.5 to 152.

  3. Which measure of center is most appropriate for this data? Why?

    Considering the outlier, would the mean or the median be most appropriate?

  4. Which data display most clearly shows the median of the data?

    Which plot takes into account the median when it is being constructed?