Education Technology

Year 10: FIFA World Cup 2010

by Stephen Broderick


  • ACMSP248 – Interpretation Determine quartiles and interquartile range


  • Statistics
  • Boxplot
  • Outliers
  • Quartiles
  • Median
  • Range

About the Lesson

Students are given a file containing the height, weight, age and field positions of all football players from the 32 teams which participated in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The students are shown how to create boxplots of the data to enable them to compare the statistics gathered about the players.