Lognormal - for data with positive skew. This requires 3 parameters: shape, scale (median), shift. Higher shape value means distribution shifts to left and skewness increases.

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How to calculate skewness in the distribution of a data set. Positive skew means the mode is left of the average and the longest tail is to the right. Negative skew means the mode is right of the average and the longest tail is on the left.

This chart shows rates of depression based on media usage. The positive skew shows a direct correlation in increased use of media and depression rates (findings).

Skewed Distribution - great visual for students of what the distribution might look like when the mean and median differ.

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Toward Which Side Are You Skewed? Skewness Stats Spiral Notebook #stats #towardwhichside #areyouskewed #wordsandunwords #geek #humor #statistics #skew #skewness #positive #ngeative #statistician Make others do a double-take with this notebook featuring positive and negative skewness on a graph along with the saying "Toward Which Side Are You Skewed?"

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