# Finding The Range Of Numbers

Finding the range of numbers is the easiest topic in statistics.

In this lesson, you will learn the formula and the step-by-step method for finding the range of numbers.

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## Formula for finding the range of numbers

The formula for finding the range of numbers is the biggest number minus the smallest number.

Biggest –Smallest

## Question on finding the range of numbers

Let’s take an example:

Question:

Find the range of the following numbers

15, 11, 8, 3, 13, 8, 5

## STEP 1.

### Pick out the biggest number

The biggest number in

15, 11, 8, 3, 13, 8, 5

= 15

## STEP 2.

### Pick out the smallest number

The smallest number in

15, 11, 8, 3, 13, 8, 5

= 3

## STEP 3.

### Transfer your answers from STEP 1 and 2 into the formula

Biggest–Smallest
15–3=12

The range of the following numbers:

15, 11, 8, 21, 17, 3 , 8

= 12

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