Question
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In the following figure the distributions of a variable
given by two samples (A and B) are represented by parallel boxplots.
Which of the following statements are correct? _(Comment: The
statements are either about correct or clearly wrong.)_
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![](boxplot-1.svg)
Answerlist
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* The location of both distributions is about the same.
* Both distributions contain no outliers.
* The spread in sample A is clearly bigger than in B.
* The skewness of both samples is similar.
* Distribution A is right-skewed.
Solution
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Answerlist
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* False. Distribution B has on average higher values than distribution A.
* False. There are observations which deviate more than 1.5 times the interquartile range from the median.
* True. The interquartile range in sample A is clearly bigger than in B.
* True. The skewness of both distributions is similar, both are about symmetric.
* False. Distribution A is about symmetric.
Meta-information
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extype: mchoice
exsolution: 00110
exname: Parallel boxplots