# Skewness Definition

skyo͝onis

noun

The fact or condition of being skew, or, esp., unsymmetrical.

Webster's New World

The lack of symmetry of the curve for a frequency distribution.

Webster's New World

The property of being skew.

Wiktionary

(statistics) A measure of the asymmetry of the probability distribution of a real-valued random variable; is the third standardized moment, defined as where is the third moment about the mean and is the standard deviation.

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