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These two box and whisker plots show the results of a science test.

Plot 1: Minimum:65, Maximum:95, Median:82, 1st Quartile:67, 3rd Quartile:88

Plot 2: Minimum:57, Maximum:100, Median:92, 1st Quartile:78, 3rd Quartile:93

What does this information tell you about the results?

A. The class of the first plot had more consistent results.
B. The class of the second plot had more consistent results.
C. The class of plot 1 did better than the class of plot 2.
D. The class of plot 2 had the lowest score.

Is it B?

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    A: plot 1 has a smaller range (spread)

    Interpretations regarding C and D.
    Plot 2 has a higher grade in all quartiles than plot 1, so class of plot 2 has better scores in general.

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