Problem 4.The Welder's Association of America recorded the following dat a from 1980-1989 re-garding number and type of injuries.Type of InjuryBack OtherYear EyeHandArm198019811982201324147271123143161983114615231816198410819851986 271987198819891242578711131916213102361441225Construct a boxplot for each of the types of injuries and compare. Label everythingclearly. If you were looking into preventative measures, which type of injury would youfocus on and why?

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Problem 4.
The Welder's Association of America recorded the following dat a from 1980-1989 re-
garding number and type of injuries.
Type of Injury
Back Other
Year Eye
Hand
Arm
1980
1981
1982
20
13
24
14
7
27
11
2
3
14
31
6
1983
11
4
6
15
23
18
16
1984
10
8
1985
1986 27
1987
1988
1989
12
4
25
7
8
7
11
13
19
16
2
13
10
23
6
14
4
12
25
Construct a boxplot for each of the types of injuries and compare. Label everything
clearly. If you were looking into preventative measures, which type of injury would you
focus on and why?
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Problem 4. The Welder's Association of America recorded the following dat a from 1980-1989 re- garding number and type of injuries. Type of Injury Back Other Year Eye Hand Arm 1980 1981 1982 20 13 24 14 7 27 11 2 3 14 31 6 1983 11 4 6 15 23 18 16 1984 10 8 1985 1986 27 1987 1988 1989 12 4 25 7 8 7 11 13 19 16 2 13 10 23 6 14 4 12 25 Construct a boxplot for each of the types of injuries and compare. Label everything clearly. If you were looking into preventative measures, which type of injury would you focus on and why?

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Step 1

Box and whisker plot:

A type of graph used to display patterns of quantitative data is called a boxplot. Sometimes it is also called box and whisker plot. A boxplot splits the data into quartiles. The body of the boxplot consists of a box, which goes from the first quartile (Q1) to the third quartile(Q3). The vertical line in the boxplot is drawn at Q2, the median of the data set.

Step 2

The box and whisker plot of the data is shown below:

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Box plot for the type of injuries 35 30 25 15 10 5 ok H 20

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From the boxplot, it is observed that the shape of the distribution of eye injury and arm injury is approximately skewed left. The shape of the distribution o...

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