Mean, median, skewness (skew) and standard deviation (sd) of a data set.
You may include and delete data points in the histogram with the mouse.
- Check the effect of the shape of the distribution on the relative size of the mean and median.
- Construct histograms of various shapes and justify qualitatively the values of the statistical parameters.
- Predict how the distributions should be approximately for given values of skewness, or sd, and check it.
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|You can change the values of the data set by "painting" the histogram with the mouse.|
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