Which statement regarding skewed distributions is FALSE?The "68-95-99" rule does not apply to skewed distributions.If a distribution is negatively skewed, the mean will always be a lower value than the median.If a distribution is negatively skewed, the mode will always be a different value than the median.If a distribution is positively skewed, the mean will always be a higher value than the median.

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Which statement regarding skewed distributions is FALSE?

  1. The "68-95-99" rule does not apply to skewed distributions.
  2. If a distribution is negatively skewed, the mean will always be a lower value than the median.
  3. If a distribution is negatively skewed, the mode will always be a different value than the median.
  4. If a distribution is positively skewed, the mean will always be a higher value than the median.
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The 68-95-99 rule is applicable only in normal distributions. So it is not applicable to skewed distribution. So option 1 is true.

If a distribution is p...

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