Excel Function : SKEW

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Excel Function : SKEW




Returns the skewness of a distribution

Microsoft Excel Reference Page


Syntax and Description of the SKEW Excel Function

I'm sorry I should have been more clear. I want to know how the SKEW function in Excel works. I cannot find any information on Microsoft's website. The syntax for the function is: SKEW(number1,number2,...) I have a list of numbers in a column and I want to find the skew. How do I use the SKEW function? A: From the SKEW documentation on the Microsoft Office website: To calculate the skewness of a distribution, use the SKEW function. Skewness characterizes the degree of asymmetry of a distribution around its mean. A distribution, or data set, is symmetric if it looks the same to the

About SKEW Excel Function

The SKEW function calculates the skewness of a distribution. Skewness is a measure of the asymmetry of a distribution. A distribution is symmetrical if the mean, median, and mode are all equal. A distribution is positively skewed if the mean is greater than the median, and negatively skewed if the mean is less than the median.