- CFA Exams
- CFA Level I Exam
- Study Session 2. Quantitative Methods (1)
- Reading 7. Statistical Concepts and Market Returns
- Subject 9. Symmetry and Skewness in Return Distributions

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**CFA Practice Question**

A distribution has a mean of 75, a median of 80 and a mode of 85. The distribution is ______.

A. negatively skewed

B. positively skewed

C. symmetrical

**Explanation:**The mean is less than the median; the distribution is negatively skewed.

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**User Contributed Comments**
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Comment |
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jesusmoler |
It it´s negatively skewed, correct answer should be A? |

s214111 |
I agree |