You are!

Actually not. This is not a text about you.

But, as Gladwell puts it in Outliers, if you find yourself being that type of outlier, you’re quite lucky. And rare.

What is actually an outlier?

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According to Meriam-Webster, an outlier is:

“a statistical observation that is markedly different in value from the others of the sample”

But you’re not here for that, are you?

Let’s simply explain when a data point is considered an outlier, why that might happen, and what you can do about it.

#statistics #data-science #data analysis

 What is actually an outlier?
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