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ProbabilityQ&A LibraryDo you expect the distributions of the following variables to be symmetricor skewed? Explain.a. Size in dollars of nonsecured loansb. Size in dollars of secured loansc. Price of an 8-ounce can of peasd. Height in inches of freshman women at your universitye. Number of broken taco shells in a package of 100 shellsf. Number of ticks found on each of 50 trapped cottontail rabbitsQuestion

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Do you expect the distributions of the following variables to be symmetric

or skewed? Explain.

a. Size in dollars of nonsecured loans

b. Size in dollars of secured loans

c. Price of an 8-ounce can of peas

d. Height in inches of freshman women at your university

e. Number of broken taco shells in a package of 100 shells

f. Number of ticks found on each of 50 trapped cottontail rabbits

Step 1

a.This is a Skewed Distribution because size in dollars of non-secured loans is not uniform. There is an expectation that some of the non-secured loans are unusually high.

Step 2

b.This is a symmetric distribution because size in dollars of secured loans is uniform. There is generally no expectation that some of the secured loans are unusually high or low.

Step 3

c.This is a symmetric distribution because there is generally no expectation that so...

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