Exercise

# Choice of spread measure

The choice of measure for spread can dramatically impact how variable we consider our data to be, so it is important that you consider the shape of the distribution before deciding on the measure.

Which set of measures of spread would be *worst* for describing the two distributions shown here?

Instructions

### Possible answers

A: IQR, B: IQR

A: SD, B: IQR

A: Variance, B: Range