Posted by **Morgan Rosell** on Monday, May 4, 2009 at 5:49pm.

how do you find the median of a box and wisker plot? the number is 87.

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**Reiny**, Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6:01pm
I don't know.

box and wisker plot??

Whatever happened to real math?

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**sandra**, Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6:10pm
i know right. this is hard and im in the 9th grade

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**Anya**, Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:05pm
First of all, do you know what median means?

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 11:19am
The median is that point in a distribution where half the scores have a higher value and half have a lower value. It is also known as the 50th percentile or the second quartile.

I searched Google under the key words "*box whisker plot*" to get these possible sources:

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http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/ALGEBRA/AD3/boxwhisk.htm

http://ellerbruch.nmu.edu/cs255/jnord/boxplot.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box_plot

In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.

I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 9:25pm
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