After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand and use the following terms: boxplots, box, whisker, upper and lower adjacent values, rate, time series, line plot
demonstrate an awareness of the idea that the general pattern of a set of data, in terms of location, dispersion and skewness, can be graphically represented in a boxplot
understand that boxplots can be used to provide a quick and simple comparison of data sets
understand that patterns in tabular data can be made clearer by leaving out unhelpful information, by including extra pieces of useful information, or by drawing appropriate graphs
describe and compare data sets on the basis of boxplots.