Chapter 3, Problem 23P

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

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ISBN: 9781133956570

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Section

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
Textbook Problem

# Explain why the mean is often not a good measure of central tendency for a skewed distribution.

To determine

To Explain: Why mean is not often not a good measure of central tendency for a skewed distribution.

Explanation

Since, mean is very sensitive to outliers or extreme values, in situations when the distri...

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