Statistics

An outlier is an observation that

(A) is seen more frequently than the other observations in the data set
(B) is seen less frequently than the other observations in the data set
(C) is always smaller than the other observations in the data set
(D) is always larger than the other observations in the data set
(E) is significantly different from the other observations in the data set
  1. Correct Answer: E

    Explanation:

    E An outlier is an observation that is significantly different from the other observations in the data set. It is not necessarily just the largest or the smallest observation; it could be either.

Test ID: 1163
Source: AP Statistics Practice Test