# Outlier Effect on Mean, Median, and Range

Skill:

Identify outliers and determine their effect on the mean, median, and range of a set of data.

# Outlier Effect on Mean, Median, and Range

Explore the impact of outliers on mean, median and range in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How does the outlier affect the median?

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### Open-ended question 2

How does the outlier affect the mean?

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### Open-ended question 3

How does the outlier affect the range?

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### Open-ended question 4

Describe a possible situation for data. What would the outlier represent in your situation?

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