TLF ID L2340
Check whether a machine is packing most matchboxes with an acceptable number of matches (40–60 matches per box). Take a sample of 100 matchboxes and make a boxplot to analyse the results. Sort the sample data into four equal groups. Identify the range, median, first and third quartile values. Position the data points to build a boxplot. Take more samples and plot the variation by building a sequence of boxplots on a graph. Identify conclusions supported by the evidence. Practise building more boxplots and checking more samples. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.