UK Secondary (7-11)
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Create and Interpret Parallel Box Plots

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

Ned

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60

Tobias

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10
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60

a

Who made a higher median monthly profit?

Ned

A

Tobias

B

Ned

A

Tobias

B
b

Whose profits had a higher interquartile range?

Tobias

A

Ned

B

Tobias

A

Ned

B
c

Whose profits had a higher range?

Ned

A

Tobias

B

Ned

A

Tobias

B
d

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

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