skew

0th

Percentile

Skewness of a Distribution

Function to obtain the skewness value of a distribution of values.

Usage
skew(x)
Arguments
x

numeric object containing the values for a variable.

Details

Skewness value computed on non-missing values using the ratio of \(\Sigma((x - m)^3) / N\) to \(\sqrt(\Sigma((x - m)^2) / N) ^3\).

Value

Skewness value of x.

See Also

se.skew, skew.ratio

Aliases
  • skew
Examples
# NOT RUN {
skew(IceCream$relhumid)
skew(IceCream$temp)
# }
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