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Name _______________________________________ Date __________ Block _______ Chapter 5: Describing Distributions Numerically Read Chapter 5 (pgs 73-89) Complete the following reading guide using only your textbook to answer the questions. 1. Explain the difference between range and interquartile range. Why is the interquartile often a better measure of the spread of a distribution? 2. What is the five number summary? 3. What is a boxplot? 4. Give the step-by-step process used to test for outliers. 5. What are 2 advantages of boxplots? 6. When is it more appropriate to use the mean as a measure of center rather than the median? Why? 5 pts 7. When is it more appropriate to use the median as a measure of center rather than the mean? Why? 8. When do the mean and median have the same value? 9. Describe the relationship between variance and standard deviation. Write a brief summary of Chapter 5 here: