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# What is an outlier?

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Now that is a question! A value that lies outside e.g. is much smaller or larger than most of the other values in a set! Hope that helps!

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It's a data point which does not follow the trend (set by rest of the data).

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Jack Smith

An outlier is a point of data that does not fit the general trend of the data it has been collected with.

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Pongphatana Puttima

The data point that is significantly different from the other point (anomalous point). Sometimes this might occur when there is a systematic error on the experiment

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Findlay Blackman

An outlier is a data point which is more than 1.5 times the interquartile range above the third quartile or below the first quartile

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