Description Usage Arguments Details Value Examples

`skewness`

calculates the skewness

1 | ```
skewness(x, na.rm = T)
``` |

`x` |
a numeric vector, matrix or a data.frame |

`na.rm` |
(logical) Should missing values be removed? |

This function calculates the skewness of data which is a measure of the asymmetry of the probability distribution of a real-valued random variable about its mean. The formula used is:

*\frac{E[(X-μ)^{3}]}{(E[(X-μ)^2])^\frac{3}{2}}*

. This formula is the typical definition used in many older textbooks and wikipedia

returns a single value if `x`

is a vector, otherwise a named
vector of size `= ncol(x)`

.

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