interquartile range

  

Definition

Difference between the first quartile (25th percentile) and the third quartile (75th percentile) of an ordered range of data. It contains middle 50 percent of the distribution and is unaffected by extreme values. Half of this range (25 percent or the distribution) is called semi-interquartile range.

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  • You should try and figure out what may have caused any differences in sales in the interquartile range to adjust next year.

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  • Now began the long and boring process of the interquartile range, where I would have to figure out differences between the first and third quartile.

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  • When looking back at the last years results try and figure out what was different in each interquartile range and adapt the next year.

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