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Subject classification(s): Elementary Probability | Probability | Statistics and Probability
Applicable Course(s): 7.2 Probability | 6.1 Probability & Statistics | 6.0 Elementary Statistics
Dropping the smallest or largest in a finite set of numbers does not necessarily lower the variance.
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Capsule Course Topic(s): Probability | Discrete Distributions, general
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