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Here are the heights (in inches) of hollyhocks (tall, slender flowering plants) that are growing in the park: , , , , , , , , , and . .

  1. Find the median.

    Since the data is already listed in ascending order, find the middle number.

  2. Find the quartiles.

    Find the median of the upper half and the lower half of the ordered set of data.

  3. Make a box-and-whisker plot of the data.

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