box plot

Age of Academy Award Winners for Best Acting (1929-2020

Age when receiving the Academy Award for Best Actor/ess (1929-2020)
graph and slow reveal by Anna Blinstein (@ablinstein)

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Type of Graph: box plot

Source: Wikipedia (“List of Academy Award for Best Actor winners by age“)

Paired Text:

Guo, Jeff. “Why the age of 40 is so important in Hollywood.Washington Post, September 19, 2016.

Potential Math Content: box plots, box and whisker plots, outliers, interquartile range, range, percentile, quartiles

Potential Content Connections: actors, film, pop culture, media, gender

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