- CFA Exams
- CFA Level I Exam
- Topic 1. Quantitative Methods
- Learning Module 3. Statistical Measures of Asset Returns
- Subject 3. Measures of Shape of a Distribution

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**CFA Practice Question**

If the mean, median, and mode of a distribution are 5, 6, and 7 respectively, then the distribution is ______.

A. skewed negatively

B. skewed positively

C. symmetrical

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**User Contributed Comments**
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s214111 |
Is this correct? |

edrei7 |
If the distribution is skewed to the left, this means there are more extreme values to the left, thereby dragging the mean lower. Yes, this is correct. |