Problem 8E

The box plot shows the undergraduate in-state charge per credit hour at four-year public colleges.

a. Estimate the median.

b. Estimate the first and third quartiles.

c. Determine the interquartile range.

d. Beyond what point is a value considered an outlier?

e. Identify any outliers and estimate their value.

f. Is the distribution symmetrical or positively or negatively skewed?

Solution:

Step 1 of 7:

The box plot of undergraduate in-state charge per credit hours is given.

Using this we need to find the required values.

The box plot given is