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Statistics and Probability

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Shape Relative to Mean and Median

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You hear Senator Bigbucks bragging on television that the average family in this country earns more than $\$71,000$ a year and Senator Doogood countering that half of US households earn less than $\$51,000$.

What is MOST likely the shape of the distribution of household income in the US?

A

Bell-shaped and symmetric

B

Positively skewed

C

Negatively skewed

D

Uniform