# Interpret Quartiles Problems

8 questions

### #1 of 8:Mild

Interpret quartiles

<p>The following box plot shows the number of students who were absent from Mr. Samson’s classes on different days.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":0},"max":{"value":9},"q1":{"value":5,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":7},"q3":{"value":8,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":0,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":1,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Students Absent per Day"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About `50`% of days had fewer than how many students absent?</p><div> <ul> <li> `0`</li><li> `5`</li><li> `7`</li><li> `8`</li><li>`9`</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #2 of 8:Medium

Interpret quartiles

<p>The following box plot shows the total number of strike-outs per player during the last several games of the season.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":1},"max":{"value":9},"q1":{"value":3,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":4},"q3":{"value":8,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":0,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":1,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Strikeouts per Player"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About what percent of the players struck out more than `8` times?</p><div> <ul> <li> `0`%</li><li> `25`%</li><li> `50`%</li><li> `75`%</li><li>`100`%</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #3 of 8:Medium

Interpret quartiles

<p>The following box plot shows the number of shots out of `10` free throws that the players on the basketball team made.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":4},"max":{"value":9},"q1":{"value":5,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":6},"q3":{"value":8,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":0,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":2,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":1,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Free Throws Made per Player"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About what percent of players made more that `5` shots?</p><div> <ul> <li> `0`%</li><li> `25`%</li><li> `50`%</li><li> `75`%</li><li>`100`%</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #4 of 8:Medium

Interpret quartiles

<p>The following box plot shows the number of students who auditioned for the different roles in the school play.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":1},"max":{"value":6},"q1":{"value":2,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":4},"q3":{"value":5,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":1,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":2,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":1,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Students Auditioning per Role"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About `25`% of the roles had more than how many students audition?</p><div> <ul> <li> `1`</li><li> `2`</li><li> `4`</li><li> `5`</li><li>`6`</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #5 of 8:Medium

Interpret quartiles

<p>The following box plot shows the number of spelling words various students got correct on their weekly spelling test.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":3},"max":{"value":10},"q1":{"value":6,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":8},"q3":{"value":9,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":0,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":2,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":1,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Words Spelled Correctly per Student"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About `25`% of the students spelled fewer than how many words correctly?</p><div> <ul> <li> `3`</li><li> `6`</li><li> `8`</li><li> `9`</li><li>`10`</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #6 of 8:Spicy

Interpret quartiles

<p>The box plot shows the amount of time that different students spent on homework. </p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":15},"max":{"value":55},"q1":{"value":20,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":30},"q3":{"value":45,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":10,"maxScaleValue":60,"interval":5,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Time Spent on Homework per Student (minutes)"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About what percent of students spent between `15` and `30` minutes on homework?</p><div> <ul> <li> `0`%</li><li> `25`%</li><li> `50`%</li><li> `75`%</li><li>`100`%</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #7 of 8:Spicy

Interpret quartiles

<p>The box plot shows the number of sunny days during the month of November for different cities in California.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":8},"max":{"value":26},"q1":{"value":14,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":16},"q3":{"value":20,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":8,"maxScaleValue":28,"interval":2,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Sunny Days per City"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About what percent of the cities had between `14` and `26` sunny days?</p><div> <ul> <li> `0`%</li><li> `25`%</li><li> `50`%</li><li> `75`%</li><li>`100`%</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

### #8 of 8:Spicy

Interpret quartiles

<p>The box plot shows the number of cookies sold on different days by Fiesta Bakery.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":25},"max":{"value":65},"q1":{"value":40,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":50},"q3":{"value":55,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":20,"maxScaleValue":70,"interval":5,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Cookies Sold per Day"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>About `75`% of the days had sales of fewer than how many cookies?</p><div> <ul> <li> `25`</li><li> `40`</li><li> `50`</li><li> `55`</li><li>`65`</li></ul></div></selectivedisplay>

For grade 6 math teachers an “interpret quartiles practice problems” can be a good source for their students to understand the concept and can help boost their confidence. These problems typically provide students with a set of data points and to identify the quartiles and interpret their significance.

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