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Outliers and Influential Points
Common Core: 8.SP.1

Outliers and Influential Points


This lesson will explain outliers and influential points.

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  • Outlier

    In a scatter plot, an outlier is an observation that has an extreme x value, an extreme y value, both an extreme x and y, or is well away from the main trend of points.

  • Influential Point

    An observation that, if removed, significantly changes a statistical measure.