Skewed curves

Skewed curves - skewed or positively skewed curves the...

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Skewed curves As you have seen, an outlier can significantly alter the mean of a series of numbers, whereas the  median will remain at the center of the series. In such a case, the resulting curve drawn from the  values will appear to be  skewed,  tailing off rapidly to the left or right. In the case of negatively 
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Unformatted text preview: skewed or positively skewed curves, the median remains in the center of these three measures. Figure 2 shows a negatively skewed curve. Figure 2. A negatively skewed distribution, mean < median < mode....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course QMST 2333 taught by Professor Mendez during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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