Comparing Box-and-Whisker and Dot Plots

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Use frequency tables, dot plots, and other graphs to determine the shape, center, and spread of a data distribution.

Comparing Box-and-Whisker and Dot Plots

Construct a dot plot and explore the associated box-and-whisker plot. Discover connections between the data displays, measures of center, interquartile range (IQR), and descriptions.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question

What does a data set look like when it is symmetric? Skewed left? Skewed right?

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