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Unit 8 vocabulary words

1. 1. Box & Whisker Plot A graph that displays thehighest and lowest quarters of data as a whisker, themiddle two quarters of data as a box.
2. 2. CensusA count of the population
3. 3. HistogramA bar graph that shows the frequency of data within equal intervals
4. 4. Interquartile Range The difference between theupper and lower quartile in a box & whisker plot
5. 5. Line Plot A number line withmarks or dots that show frequency
6. 6. MeanAverage; the sum of items in a set of data divided by the number of items in the set
7. 7. MedianThe middle number, or themean (average) of the two middle numbers, in an ordered set of data
8. 8. ModeThe number or numbers that occur most frequently in a set of data.
9. 9. Outlier A value much greater ormuch less than the others in a data set
10. 10. Population the entire group of objects or individualsconsidered for a survey
11. 11. QuartileThree values, one of which isthe median, that divide a setof data into four equal parts
12. 12. Range The difference between thegreatest and least values in a data set
13. 13. SamplePart of the population
14. 14. Scatter PlotA graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship between two sets of data
15. 15. Statistics The mathematical science pertaining to the collection, analysis, interpretation orexplanation, and presentation of data
16. 16. SurveyTo question someone in order to obtain data; procedure of acquiring and recording information about the members of the given population