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The box plot shows the number of years during which 12 teams have participated in a rugby tournament: A box plot is titled Years of Participation and labeled Years. Number line from 0 to 10 with primary markings and labels at 0, 5, and 10. The box extends from 2 to 6 on the number line. There is a vertical line at 4. The whiskers end at 0 and 8.At least how many schools have participated for 6 years or more? 2 schools 3 schools 4 schools 6 schools

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Answer:The correct option is 2. At least 3 schools have participated for 6 years or more.Step-by-step explanation:From the given information it is clear that the first quarterly of the data is 2 and the third quarterly is 6.The box plot is shown below.Since 6 is third quarterly it means 6 divides the data in 75% and 25%.So, 25% schools have participated for 6 years or more.Number of terms =12[tex]12\times \frac{25}{100}=3[/tex]Therefore, at least 3 schools have participated for 6 years or more. Option 2 is correct.