Statistics: Distribution Outliers

Understanding Causes of Skewed Distribution Shapes In my Distribution Shapes article I illustrates the three most common shapes founds with distributions – symmetrical, left-skewed, and right-skewed. Symmetrical distributions display data points equally on both sides because most of the values reside near the mean (average). This near-uniformity of data points with the average prevents the…

Statistics: Distributions – Conditional

Isolating Patterns Based on Conditions In my Marginal Distributions article, I illustrated how to leverage a data set to isolate two marginal distributions in comparison with the grand total of all distributions, to arrive at specific distributions. This concept illustrates the concept of a conditional distribution in that a distribution is isolated based on a…