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Measures of Dispersion and Skewness

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Which of the following is not a valid dispersion amount?

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1. A graph that trails off more to the right is said to be what?

2. Left tailed is the same as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you to use definitions and properties of dispersion and skewness. You will need to apply these ideas to some questions so that you can select the correct answer. Other questions will provide a term or definition. You will then need to select the corresponding definition or term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Left tailed
  • Dispersion
  • Right tailed
  • Skewness

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of dispersion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding skewness and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as dispersion and skewness
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as left tailed and right tailed

Additional Learning

For more, head over to the related lesson titled Measures of Dispersion and Skewness. This specially designed lesson is meant to further improve your knowledge of the topic. Specifically, the lesson will explore these objectives:

  • Define dispersion
  • Understand skewness
  • Characterize measures of dispersion
  • Describe characteristics of skewness
  • Explain the meaning of left tailed and right tailed
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