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# STA.

## LUCIA HIGH SCHOOL

Division of Pasig
School Year 2017-2018

## I. Topic: Measures of Position The weights of the students in a class are

Sub-Topic: Quartile Group Data the following: 69, 70, 75, 66, 83, 88, 66,
63, 61, 68, 73, 57, 52, 58, and 77.
Note: Use interpolation method if
II. Learning Objectives: necessary
At the end of teaching-learning
activity, the learners should be able to: 1. Find the 2nd quartile.
2. Find the 3rd decile.
1. familiarize the step in solving 3. Find the 4th percentile.
quartiles,
2. calculate the measure of
position of a particular data V. Lesson Proper
by means of quartile; and Activity
3. manifest accuracy in doing Individual Activity (20 mins.)
one’s activity.
Let the students do a challenge opener
using the situation below:
III. Learning Resources:
Reference: Grade 10 Mathematics Test Scores of Students in Science
(Patterns and Practicalities) by Gladys C.
Nivera, Ph.D. and Minie Rose C.
Lampinid, Ph.D. pp.422-430
www.onlinemathlearning.com
www.faculty.webster.edu/woolfln/measc
t.html
Materials: Visual aids, Calculator, black
board and chalk How are we going to find the quartile if
the following data is grouped in
IV. Learning Activities: frequency distribution?
1. Daily Routine
 Prayer
 Greetings Analysis
 Classroom Management
 Checking of Attendance a. What do we do in our activity?
b. What are the steps in solving
2. Drill: quartiles?
c. How do we calculate the measure of 2(50)
− 18
position of a particular data by 𝑄2 = 30.5 + ( 4 )∙5
means of quartile in group data? 9
𝑸𝟐 = 34.39
Let us explore this concept further.
Therefore, 50% of the students have a score
less than or equal to 34.39.
Illustrative Example: 𝑗𝑁
− 𝑐𝑓𝑏
Example #1: Calculate the Q1, Q2, and Q3 𝑄𝑗 = 𝐿𝐵 + ( 4 )∙𝑖
𝑓𝑄𝑗
of the Mathematics test scores of 50
students. 3(50)
− 27
𝑄3 = 35.5 + ( 4 )∙5
11
𝑸𝟑 = 40.27
Therefore, 75% of the students have a score
less than or equal to 40.27.

## Note: The difference of ascending and

Solution: descending in the arrangement of scores
distribution. Cumulative frequency always starts at
the lowest scores.

## Practice Exercise: Calculate the Q1, Q2

and Q3

𝒋𝑵 𝟏(𝟓𝟎)
Q1= 𝟒 = = 𝟏𝟐. 𝟓
𝟒
LB = 25.5
N = 50
𝑐𝑓𝑏 = 6
𝑓𝑄1 = 12
𝑖= 5
𝑗𝑁
− 𝑐𝑓𝑏 Abstraction
𝑄𝑗 = 𝐿𝐵 + ( 4 )∙𝑖
𝑓𝑄𝑗
Measures of Position
1(50)  It is a method by which the position
−6
𝑄1 = 25.5 + ( 4 )∙5 of a particular data value within a
12 given set can be identified.
𝑸𝟏 = 28.21  Tells where the specific data value
Therefore, 25% of the students have a score falls within the data set or its relative
less than or equal to 28.21. position in comparison with other
data values.
𝑗𝑁
− 𝑐𝑓𝑏 The Quartile for Grouped Data
𝑄𝑗 = 𝐿𝐵 + ( 4 )∙𝑖
𝑓𝑄𝑗
The steps in computing the median are STEPS IN SOLVING THE MEDIAN OF
similar to that of Q1 and Q3. In finding the GROUPED DATA
median, we first need to determine the
median class. In the same manner, the Q1 1. Compute the table for cf.
and the Q3 class must be determined first 𝑗𝑁
2. Get 4 of the scores in the distribution so
before computing for the value of Q1 and
that you can identify median class.
Q3. The Q1 class is the class interval where
𝑁
the ( 4 )th score is contained, while the class
3. Determine LB, cfp, fm, and c.i
3𝑁
4. Solve the quartile using formula
interval that contains the ( 4 )th score is the
Q3 class. Seatwork
Direction: Do this in your drill notebook.
In computing the quartiles of grouped data,
the following formula is used: Height of Grade 10 students

𝑗𝑁
− 𝑐𝑓𝑏
𝑄𝑗 = 𝐿𝐵 + ( 4 )∙𝑖
𝑓𝑄𝑗

Where:

## LB = lower boundary of the 𝑄𝑗

N = total frequency VI. Assignment
𝑐𝑓𝑏 = cumulative frequency of the class Answer in a one-half crosswise.
before the 𝑄𝑗 class
𝑓𝑄𝑗 = frequency the 𝑄𝑗 The ages of 112 people on a tropical
𝑖= interval Island are grouped as follows.
𝑗 = nth quartile, where n = 1, 2, and 3

Quartiles
 The three cut points that divides the
data distribution into 4 equal parts
 These are the values at 25%
intervals, each with its own names
 Most common measure of position

Different Quartiles
 First Quartile or Lower Quartile or
Q1
Prepared by:
Is a number or value that divides the data
distribution into 25% below and 75% above JEZREEL S. DOMINGO
 Second Quartile or Median or Q2 BSE-Mathematics
Is a number or value that divides the data Student Teacher
distribution into 50% below and 50% above
 Third Quartile or Upper Quartile or Checked by:
Q1
Is a number or value that divides the data MRS. MINERIA A. SE
distribution into 55% below and 25% above Cooperating Teacher