The **five number summary** of a dataset includes the following numbers:

- The minimum
- The first quartile
- The median
- The third quartile
- The maximum

The five number summary is useful because it provides a concise summary of the distribution of the data – it provides information about the middle value (from the median), the spread (from the quartiles), and the range (from the min and the max) of the data.

To find the five number summary for a given dataset, enter your comma separated data in the box below, then click the “Calculate” button:

**Minimum:** 4

**First Quartile (Q _{1}) :** 22

**Median:** 37.5

**Third Quartile (Q _{3}) :** 41

**Maximum:** 44