Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 3 - Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data - 3-4 Measures of Relative Standing and Boxplots - Basic Skills and Concepts: 4

Answer

These values are the same.

Work Step by Step

$P_{50}$ is the value under which 50% of the values are, therefore it is the middle value. The median is the value under which half of the values are, because it is the middle value. $Q_{2}$ is the number for which two quarters of the numbers are under, therefore it is the middle value. Therefore these values are the same.
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