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Boxplots and Five Number Summary: Golf - Is It a Sport?

APSTAT-ENV11E

The boxplots below show the age of the members of two local golf organizations, The Fore-fathers and Tee-rific.

Which if the following statements is best supported by the boxplots?

A

Although a five number summary is a quick way to analyze data, it is not able to indicate the range of a dataset.

B

Although a five number summary is a quick way to analyze data, it can hide characteristics such as gaps and clusters.

C

Although a five number summary is a quick way to analyze data, it can hide the Inter Quartile Range.

D

Although a five number summary is a quick way to analyze data, it cannot determine the difference between the median and maximum value.

E

A five number summary always provides enough information about a dataset that none of the above flaws apply.