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 mbalectures  June 1, 2010  2 Comments

The arranged
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three values. These values are called quartiles and are
denoted by Q1, Q2 and Q3. Here Q1 is first quartile, Q2 is
second quartile and Q3 is third quartile.

Calculation of quartiles for


ungrouped data
The calculation of quartiles for grouped and ungrouped data
is different. In case of ungrouped data, the first, second and
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third quartiles can be calculated by using the formula:

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Problem: The time (in minutes) recorded by a sample of 14
students in a quiz competition is 38, 45, 33, 17, 28, 19, 18, 17,
11, 10, 18, 12, 25, and 40. Find Q1, Q2 and Q3.

Arrange data in ascending order:


10, 11, 12, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 25, 28, 33, 38, 40, 45 Categories
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Q1 can be calculated by using the formula:
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By using the formula of quartile the calculation of Q2 is given
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The calculation of third quartile Q3 is given below:

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First Quartile
In case of frequency distribution first quartile can be
calculated by using the formula given below:

Second Quartile
The calculation of second quartile is given below:
Third Quartile
Like first and second quartile, the calculation of third quartile
is given as:

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2 responses to How to Find


Quartiles

Akshay H r says: November 1, 2015 at 7:56 am

hi mba lectures,

I wanted know is there any other formula’s for the Quartiles


Calculation, if so can please share it.

Thank you.

Itumeleng says: June 5, 2016 at 5:42 pm

Very helpful indeed. Thank you.

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