Five Number Summary
Pronunciation: /faɪv ˈnʌm.bər ˈsʌm.ə.ri/ Explain
A five number summary is a summary of a statistical dataset.
The five number summary consists of the
(Q1), the third quartile (Q3), the minimum value, and the maximum value of the dataset.
The five number summary of the dataset 2, 4, 5, 6, 6, 8, 9
- Minimum: 2
- Q1: 4
- Median: 6
- Q3: 8
- Maximum 9
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, five number summary. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 80. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- David C. Hoaglin, Frederick Mosteller, and John W. Tukey. Understanding Robust and Exploratory Data Analysis. pp 33-57. Wiley-Interscience. January 15, 2000. Last Accessed 7/11/2018. Buy the book
- Dr Daniel B Wright and Kamala London . First (and Second) Steps in Statistics. 2nd edition. pp 11-19. Sage Publications Ltd. April 1, 2009. Last Accessed 7/11/2018. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Five Number Summary. 4/21/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/f/fivenumbersummary.html.
4/21/2019: Modified equations and expression to match the new format. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/9/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
2/4/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
1/12/2009: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)