# Interpreting Box Plots (Grade 6)

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## Interpreting Box Plots

1.

The students in a sixth-grade class recorded the number of minutes they each spent on homework one night. The box plot shows the class results.

What is the value of the upper quartile?

What is the value of the upper quartile?

- 38 minutes
- 43 minutes
- 45 minutes
- 49 minutes
- 50 minutes

2.

The students in a sixth-grade class recorded the number of minutes they each spent on homework one night. The box plot shows the class results.

What is median value?

What is median value?

- 38 minutes
- 43 minutes
- 45 minutes
- 49 minutes
- 50 minutes

3.

The students in a sixth-grade class recorded the number of minutes they each spent on homework one night. The box plot shows the class results.

What percentage of the students spent 43 minutes or more on homework?

What percentage of the students spent 43 minutes or more on homework?

- 25%
- 50%
- 75%
- 100%

4.

A math teacher records student test scores. The box plot shows the results.

What is the lower quartile value?

What is the lower quartile value?

- 40 points
- 65 points
- 80 points
- 95 points
- 100 points

5.

A math teacher records student test scores. The box plot shows the results.

What percent of the students scored 95 points or higher?

What percent of the students scored 95 points or higher?

- 25%
- 50%
- 75%
- 100%

6.

The box plots compare the ages of children who attend story time at two different libraries, Library A and Library B.

What is the upper quartile value for Library A?

What is the upper quartile value for Library A?

- 7 years
- 8 years
- 9 years
- 10 years

7.

The box plots compare the ages of children who attend story time at two different libraries, Library A and Library B.

Which correctly compares the maximum values for the libraries?

Which correctly compares the maximum values for the libraries?

- Library A has a higher maximum value than Library B.
- Library B has a higher maximum value than Library A.
- The maximum values are the same for both libraries.

8.

The box plots compare employee salaries, in thousands of dollars, at two companies.

What percent of employees at company B earn $24,000 or less?

What percent of employees at company B earn $24,000 or less?

- 0%
- 25%
- 50%
- 75%
- 100%

9.

The box plots compare employee salaries, in thousands of dollars, at two companies.

Which company has a higher minimum value?

Which company has a higher minimum value?

- Company A
- Company B

10.

The box plots compare employee salaries, in thousands of dollars, at two companies.

Which statement correctly compares the median salaries for the companies?

Which statement correctly compares the median salaries for the companies?

- Company A has a greater median salary than Company B.
- Company B has a greater median salary than Company A.
- The median salaries are the same for both companies.

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