Lesson 19 – Voice of the outliers

Joe is considering SAT. His first instinct was to take a look at some previous SAT scores. Being a regular reader of this blog, he is familiar with NYC OpenData. So he goes and searches for the College Board SAT results and finds data for graduating seniors of 2010 in New York City schools. Among these records, he is only looking at the critical reading scores for 93 schools that have more than 100 test takers. He is now well versed with order statistics and boxplots, so he made a boxplot for his data. This conversation happened after that.

 

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