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Boxplot Comparisons: Price of the Sweet Seats

APSTAT-NFPHIV

Manny dreams of seeing a game in every Major League ballpark. Recently he visited the website for each of the $30$ teams in the Major League and looked at how much it would cost to purchase the best single ticket available at the ballpark. Boxplots for both the American League (AL) teams and National League (NL) teams are shown below. Prices are in dollars.

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Which of the following statements can be justified by a comparison of the boxplots?

A

The most expensive ticket is for a game at a National League park.

B

The distribution of prices for the best ticket is skewed to the left for both the American League and the National League.

C

The $25\text{th}$ percentile for the American League is higher than the $25\text{th}$ percentile for the National League.

D

The median price for the best ticket is about the same for both the American League and the National League, but is a little higher for the National League.

E

The range of prices for the best ticket is about the same for both the American League and the National League, but the IQR is noticeably smaller for the National League.