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Topic: A question about describing distributions
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A question about describing distributions
Posted: Jan 10, 1997 7:45 PM
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My students have a question regarding univariate data. Suppose a
distribution is roughly symmetric except for one or two outliers that skew
the data to the right. Would you describe this distribution as "roughly
symmetric except for one outlier" or as "skewed right?"

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