# math discussion post: discriptive measures

In this discussion you gather a small sample of data (n = 30) you wish to analyze. You can gather the data yourself or use an existing data source online. (If you gather the data online, provide a citation.) For this post, please complete the five-number summary for the data.

Response posts: Using the five-number summary posted by a classmate, construct a boxplot to represent the data. From this graphical representation, what conclusions can you draw about the shape of the distribution? Be sure to ask questions and offer suggestions.

Please review the rubric attached. Also, 2 PEER POSTS HAS BEEN PASTED BELOW FOR RESPONSE.

PEER POST #1

Magic: The Gathering has become more and more popular among me and a group of friends. We all sat down and counted how many cards we had collected over the years:

120, 126, 167, 168, 170, 172, 178, 179, 180, 188, 200, 237, 238, 239, 243, 246, 258, 264, 265, 266, 271, 277, 279, 283, 289, 307, 384, 395, 407, and 478.

Five-Number Summary:

Minimum: 120

First Quartile: 179

Median: 244.5

Third Quartile: 279

Maximum: 478

PEER POST #2

The number of customers who ate at the small mom and pop restaurant on the corner for lunch over the past thirty days is:

19,22,24,24,26,32,34,20,21,23,22,25,31,33,18,21,23,25,25,33,33,20,23,25,25,27,33,35,21,24

Minimum: 18

Lower Quartile: 22

Mediam: 24.5

Upper Quartile: 31

Maximum: 35