Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321755944
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-594-0

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Measuring the Center of Quantitative Data - Practicing the Basics - Page 55: 2.41


This would be a left-skewed distribution because the mean is higher than the median.

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This situation suggests that a number of very-wealthy households are pulling the mean to the right, making it higher than the median.
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