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True or false: In any boxplot,a. The length of the

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Problem 10SE

Problem 10SE

True or false: In any boxplot,

a. The length of the whiskers is equal to 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the interquartile range.

b. The length of the whiskers may be greater than 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the interquartile range.

c. The length of the whiskers may be less than 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the (interquartile range.

d. The values at the ends of the whiskers are always values in the data set used to construct the boxplot.

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Step 1 of 4:

  1. FALSE.

                   

Whiskers are the vertical lines that extending from the top and bottom of the box. To find the whiskers we will find the largest sample value that is no more than 1.5 IQR (Interquartile range) above the third quartile , and the smallest sample value that is no more than 1.5 IQR (interquartile range) below the first quartile. Which means the length of whisker is not equal to the 1.5 IQR. But the length of whiskers is at most 1.5 IQR.


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Textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
Edition: 4
Author: William Navidi
ISBN: 9780073401331

The full step-by-step solution to problem: 10SE from chapter: 1 was answered by , our top Statistics solution expert on 06/28/17, 11:15AM. Statistics for Engineers and Scientists was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780073401331. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists , edition: 4. Since the solution to 10SE from 1 chapter was answered, more than 585 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. This full solution covers the following key subjects: IQR, whiskers, length, Where, range. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 153 chapters, and 2440 solutions. The answer to “True or false: In any boxplot,a. The length of the whiskers is equal to 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the interquartile range.________________b. The length of the whiskers may be greater than 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the interquartile range.________________c. The length of the whiskers may be less than 1.5 IQR, where IQR is the (interquartile range.________________d. The values at the ends of the whiskers are always values in the data set used to construct the boxplot.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 76 words.

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