For a distribution, mean = 100, mode = 127 and SD = 60. Find the Pearson coefficient of skewness Skp. - Mathematics and Statistics

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For a distribution, mean = 100, mode = 127 and SD = 60. Find the Pearson coefficient of skewness Skp.

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Solution

Given, Mean = 100, Mode = 127, S.D. = 60

Pearsonian coefficient of skewness,

Skp = `("Mean"-"Mode")/"S.D."`

= `(100 - 127)/(60)`

= `(-27)/(60)`

= − 0.45

Concept: Measures of Skewness - Karl Pearson’S Coefficient of Skewness (Pearsonian Coefficient of Skewness)
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Chapter 3: Skewness - Exercise 3.1 [Page 43]
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