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The Quality Control department of Plainsville Peanut Company is responsible for checking the weight of the 8-ounce jar of peanut butter. The weights of a sample of nine jars produced last hour are:

7.69, 7.72, 7.8, 7.86, 7.90, 7.94, 7.97, 8.06, 8.09

Determine the weights corresponding to the first and third quartiles

Step 1

**Quartiles:**

Quartiles are the values those divides the data into four equal parts.

Step 2

The **first quartile** for the given data can be obtained by entering the formula **“=QUARTILE.EXC(A1:A9,1)” **in EXCEL software.

Step 3

The value of the first quartile is** 7.76.**

The **third quartile** for the given data can be obtained by entering the for...

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