# Five-Number Summary Calculator

This online calculator is tells you that what your data set looks like.

## What is Five-Number Summary

**The five-number summary consists of the following:**

**The minimum** This is the smallest value in our data set.

**The First Quartile** This number is denoted **Q1** and **25%** of our data falls below the first quartile.

**The Median** This is the midway point of the data. **50%** of all data falls below the median.

**The Third Quartile** This number is denoted **Q3** and **75%** of our data falls below the third quartile.

**The Maximum** This is the largest value in our data set.

## How to Find a 5 Number Summary :-

**Step 1** Put your numbers in ascending order.

Example: 1,2,5,6,7,9,12,15,18,19,27.

**Step 2** Find the minimum and maximum for your data set.

In the example in step 1, the minimum is 1 and the maximum is 27.

**Step 3** Find the median. The median is the middle number.

**Step 4** Place parentheses around the numbers above and below the median.

(1,2,5,6,7) , 9 , (12,15,18,19,27).

**Step 5** Find Q1 and Q3. Q1 can be thought of as a median in the lower half of the data and Q3 can be thought of as a median for the upper half of data.

(1,2,5,6,7), 9, ( 12,15,18,19,27).

**Step 6** Write down your summary found in the above steps.

minimum=1 , Q1 =5 , median=9 , Q3=18 and maximum=27