Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 09:05:26 -0700
Reply-To: Chris Conway <nospamu0343@UVVM.UVIC.CA>
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From: Chris Conway <nospamu0343@UVVM.UVIC.CA>
Organization: University of Victoria
Subject: Re: skewness
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JE Freund uses "SK" for the Pearsonian coeff. of skewness: 3(mean-median)/s.
you're reporting mean and median measures for distributions, you may not need
skew: it's rarely reported.
> I am reporting skewness in my results section. I am unable to find the
> sign/symbol for skewness...if there is one. How do I report skewness in
> For example, if skewness equals -1.67, how do I report this negative
> distribution and include the value.
> gratefully dissertating, Dan
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