Author: Cassandra Shaw

Introduce the new terms listed below

• Outlier
• Symmetry
• Modality
• Skew
• Kurtosis

Give examples so that the learner can practice creating and interpreting a histogram. SPSS will be used. At this point, the following topics are presumed to be prior knowledge. However, a link to an appropriate review packet may be useful in some cases.
• Data
• Measures of Center
• Measures of Variation

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Histograms created with data from Andy Field, 2nd edition, Discovering Statistics using SPSS.

Creating a Histogram with SPSS