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Symmetric or Skewed?
by Joseph G. EisenhauerThis article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics
Does a measure of the center of a distribution determine if it is symmetric or skewed?
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Capsule Course Topic(s): Probability | Expected Value, variance and higher moments
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