Discussion – Skewed Distribution & Discussion – Measures of Central Tendency

Complete Task 1 & 2 

Task 1
Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:

Discuss the following items using your own words to convey your understanding. Include examples, when necessary.
What is a skewed distribution?
What causes a skew?
How might a researcher deal with skewed data?
Under what conditions would it be acceptable to allow skewed variables in a research study?

Task 2

Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:

How will you use measures of central tendency in your dissertation research or professional practice? Cite specific examples of how you expect to apply this weeks topics.