A sample of
Find theof the lengths of the newborns. A five number summary includes the minimum, first quartile, median, third quartile, and maximum. Do not use a calculator. For help with quartiles, see the Math Notes box in this lesson.
To find the minimum and the maximum, find smallest and largest numbers in the list. Because the list is ordered from least to greatest, the smallest will be first and the largest will be last.
The median is the number in the middle, so in a data set with
The first quartile is the median of the first half of the data. In this case, it would be the