# Carl Pearson's coefficient of skewness

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The following table gives the distribution of daily traveling allowance to salesmen in a company

Traveling # of salesmen

allowances

100-120 14

120-140 16

140-160 20

160-180 18

180-200 15

200-220 7

220-240 6

240-260 4

Compute Karl Pearson's co-efficient of skewness and comment on its value.

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This posting illustrates how to calculate the Carl Pearson's coefficient of skewness and interpreting its value. The step-by-step process is provided for the students to understand its calculations and its relationship with other statistical measures such as mean, standard deviation and mode.

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Step-1: Calculate mid points for the class interval

Step2: Calculate average

Step3: Calculate Median

Step4: Calculate ...

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