# Outlier Influence

- Author:
- Roberta MacDonald, Mark Woodward

How does an outlier influence the mean and median?
Directions: Move point G left and/or right and observe what happens to the mean and median.

Which is "influenced" more by an outlier, mean or median?
As you move the outlier "G" to the right, what direction does the mean move?
As you move "G" to the left, what direction does the mean move?
Where is "G" when the median and mean are equal?