How to Measure Asymmetry with Skewness
Originally published: 27/11/2018 11:52
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How to Measure Asymmetry with Skewness

The most commonly used tool to measure asymmetry is skewness. Learn more about it by checking out this article.

  • Step n°1 |

    An Example of Skewness. The most commonly used tool to measure asymmetry is skewness.

    This is the formula to calculate it. 


    Almost always, you will use software that performs the calculation for you, so in this lesson, we will not get into the computation, but rather the meaning of skewness.


    So, skewness indicates whether the observations in a data set are concentrated on one side.

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