Two groups of people, athletes and non-athletes, had their resting heart rate measured. The results were displayed in a pair of box plots.

Athletes |

40 50 60 70 80 90 |

Non-athletes |

40 50 60 70 80 90 Beats per minute |

a

What is the median heart rate of athletes?

b

What is the median heart rate of the non-athletes?

c

Using this measure, which group has the lower heart rates?

Athletes

A

Non-athletes

B

Athletes

A

Non-athletes

B

d

What is the interquartile range of the athletes' heart rates?

e

What is the interquartile range of the non-athletes' heart rates?

f

Using this measure, which group has more consistent heart rate measures?

Athletes

A

Non-athletes

B

Athletes

A

Non-athletes

B

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