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Lesson 2: Skew

In the second lesson of this module, we’ll look at a new concept called “skewness,” which measures how asymmetrical (or skewed) a set of data is. We’ll also explore how to calculate skewness in Excel.

Lab: Skew

“Skewness” is all about how asymmetrical the distribution of a set of data is. In this lab, we’ll find out exactly how skewed the coffee variables from the previous lab are.

The lab instructions can be downloaded as a PDF file here.

The data set for this lab can be viewed here. From the link, copy and paste all the data into a new worksheet in Excel Online.

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