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Describing the the Shape of a Distribution

The following is a five-number summary calculated from observations of the percentage of calories that come from fat in 23 items advertised as "reduced" fat from a sample of fast food chain restaurants. Form the box-and-whisker plot, select the phrase below which best describes the shape of the distribution.

15 20 22 26 30

A. Skewed slightly to the left
B. Skewed slightly to the right
C. Symmetrical distribution
D. There is not enough information given to determine the shape

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B. Skewed slightly to the right

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Solution Summary

The solution gives and explains the shape of this five-number summary of the sample and attaches calculations in Excel.