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Dropping Scores

Dropping the smallest or largest in a finite set of numbers does not necessarily lower the variance.

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1876
Author(s): 
Stephen R. Shalom (William Paterson College)
Publication Date: 
Friday, June 6, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
June, 1995
Subject(s): 
Statistics and Probability
Probability
Elementary Probability
Topic(s): 
Discrete Distributions, General
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Author (old format): 
Stephen R. Shalom
Applicable Course(s): 
6.0 Elementary Statistics
6.1 Probability & Statistics
7.2 Probability
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