Posted by **diane** on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 10:41am.

Find the five-number summary of the following set of numbers.

335, 233, 185, 392, 235, 518, 281, 208, 318

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 10:50am
First, arrange the set of numbers in order, with the lowest first.

185, 208, 233, 235, 281, 318, 335, 392, 518

Then, follow the instructions in this website.

http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lessons/States/FiveNumSum.htm

We'll be glad to check your answers.

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**drwls**, Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 10:54am
Here is a definition of Five-number summary:

(1) the minimum (smallest observation)

(2) the lower quartile or first quartile (which cuts off the lowest 25% of the data)

(3) the median (middle value)

the upper quartile or third quartile (4) (which cuts off the highest 25% of the data)

(5) the maximum (largest observation)

In your case the median is 281 , the minimum is 185 and the maximum is 518. For the two quartiles, take the third and seventh largest numbers of the group.

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**Carrie**, Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 6:14pm
293.55

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