New Zealand
Level 6 - NCEA Level 1

# Create and Interpret Parallel Box Plots

## Interactive practice questions

The box plots show the monthly profits (in thousands of dollars) of two financial traders over a year.

 Ned 51015202530354045505560 Tobias 51015202530354045505560
a

Who made a higher median monthly profit?

Ned

A

Tobias

B
b

Whose profits had a higher interquartile range?

Tobias

A

Ned

B
c

Whose profits had a higher range?

Ned

A

Tobias

B
d

How much more did Ned make in his most profitable month than Tobias did in his most profitable month?

Easy
2min

The box plots show the distances, in centimetres, jumped by two high jumpers.

Easy
< 1min

The box plots show the prices, in dollars, of the items on the menu of an upmarket restaurant and the menu of a fast food restaurant.

Easy
3min

The box plots show the number of goals scored by two football players in each season.

Easy
1min

### Outcomes

#### S6-1

Plan and conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle: A justifying the variables and measures used B managing sources of variation, including through the use of random sampling C identifying and communicating features in context (trends, relationships between variables, and differences within and between distributions), using multiple displays D making informal inferences about populations from sample data E justifying findings, using displays and measures.

#### 91035

Investigate a given multivariate data set using the statistical enquiry cycle

#### 91036

Investigate bivariate numerical data using the statistical enquiry cycle