# interquartile range question

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#1
Is the interquartile range
Interquartile range = Upper Quartile - Lower Quartile
Interquartile range = Lower Quartile - Upper Quartile
Interquartile range = Median - Range
Interquartile range = Upper Quark - Lower Quark
?
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1 month ago
#2
(Original post by Kakakaty)
Is the interquartile range
Interquartile range = Upper Quartile - Lower Quartile
Interquartile range = Lower Quartile - Upper Quartile
Interquartile range = Median - Range
Interquartile range = Upper Quark - Lower Quark
?
What do you reckon?

Have you come across this topic before?
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#3
(Original post by RDKGames)
What do you reckon?

Have you come across this topic before?
I keep thinking its the Lower - Upper.
I have done this topic before I just can't remember what my teacher told me now
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#4
(Original post by Kakakaty)
I keep thinking its the Lower - Upper.
I have done this topic before I just can't remember what my teacher told me now
'Range' is a measure of how spread out the data is. It does not make much sense to say that the range of my data is -6 units.

If you do Lower - Upper, you would end up with a negative number because you are subtracting a bigger number from the smaller one.

So, it's the other way around.
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#5
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(Original post by RDKGames)
'Range' is a measure of how spread out the data is. It does not make much sense to say that the range of my data is -6 units.

If you do Lower - Upper, you would end up with a negative number because you are subtracting a bigger number from the smaller one.

So, it's the other way around.
ohhhh, that makes sense now, thankyou!
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