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    How do you test to see if a distribution of scores is skewed?

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    Skewness in statistics
    How do you test to see if a distribution of scores is skewed?
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    The skewness of a distribution is the departure of the frequency curve from symmetry. If the observations are distributed exactly in the same way on either side of the central value, the distribution is said to be symmetrical. Otherwise it is said to be 'skewed'.
    The shape of the frequency curve gives an indication of the skewness of the ...

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