# How to make a box and whisker plot?

## How to make a box and whisker plot?

Step One: The first step to creating a box and whisker plot is to arrange the values in the data set from least to greatest.

## Who uses box and whisker plots?

The box-and-whisker plot is an exploratory graphic, created by John W. Tukey, used to show the distribution of a dataset (at a glance). Think of the type of data you might use a histogram with, and the box-and-whisker (or box plot, for short) could probably be useful.

**What are the Whiskers in box plot?**

In a box and whisker plot: the ends of the box are the upper and lower quartiles, so the box spans the interquartile range the median is marked by a vertical line inside the box the whiskers are the two lines outside the box that extend to the highest and lowest observations.

**How to make a box and whisker plot in Excel?**

Add a blank row in the box plot’s data range.