# What does skewed left or right mean

10.09.2018 | by Kylee
And positive skew is when the long tail is on the positive side of the peak, and some people say it is skewed to the right. Distributions with one peak are called unimodal distributions. What does a right-skewed histogram look like. What do the course materials suggest the answer should be.
Normal distribution ---- mean median mode all on the same point at the centre of variate axis. A Normal Distribution is not skewed. As you can see it is positively skewed. The scores are shifted up by some decided upon amount. Most of the data distributions that you have seen so far have only one peak, so the plots in this section should look familiar. Open the Mail App on your iPhone. If the distribution is symmetric, the typical value is unambiguous-- it is a well-defined center of the distribution.
Skewed to right----- Negatively skewed, mean Skewed to left --- Positively skewed, mode mean. The mean is also on the left of the peak. People sometimes say it is skewed to the left the long tail is on the left hand side. How to clear StringBuilder or StringBuffer in Java. Here is some data extracted from a recent Census. Here is a link to the webpage explanation.