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Describe how the mean compares to the median for a distribution as follows:
a. skewed to the left, b. skewed to the right, c. symmetric

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This solution compares the mean and median for different types of distributions of data.

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1. Describe how the mean compares to the median for a distribution as follows:
a. skewed to the left, b. skewed to the right, c. symmetric

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The mean and median are measures of central tendency. The central tendency of a set of measurements, i.e., the tendency of the data to cluster or to center about certain numerical values.

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