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### Plots to judge data that is a bit asymmetric

There are several distinct questions here arising directly or indirectly. How to calculate and show density? Any good statistical software allows showing histograms with a density scale and also other ...
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### Seaborn Boxplot's quartiles

You seem to be confused more about the definition of quantiles and/or boxplots than about seaborn (which is mainly a wrapper for ...
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### Intro to Stats- professor's mistake in an exercise on types of diagrams?

I suppose each of these could be used in different ways, with one of them being potentially the worst: Histogram The histogram would be useful if we were just interested in the average amount of time ...
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### Box plots of monthly averaged water flow

This is up to you and what you want to find out. Are the outliers important? I could see how they could be (floods, droughts, etc) but maybe not. Or do you only want an average per month (maybe you ...
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### Using boxplots of previous day’s percentage change in S&P index to predict today's return based on yesterday's movement

As it stands, the distributions are just about identical. Given an “up” day yesterday, the distribution of returns today is about the same as the distribution of returns for the day after a “down” day....
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### Reading Boxplots in Multiple Logistic Regression

First, I am leery of a model like the one someone suggested to you. While there are exceptions, it rarely makes sense to have an interaction term without both main effects (here, X and A). You can see ...
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### Reading Boxplots in Multiple Logistic Regression

For the first plot, it seems there is at least a visually clear positive interaction as $A = \text{High}$. While it seems there are more $Y=1$ responses on average across both $A$ groupings, the ...
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### Using boxplots of previous day’s percentage change in S&P index to predict today's return based on yesterday's movement

Dave is correct (+1) but didn't explicitly say what the strategy should be. If there was a median of 4% drop in the S and P after an up day, then the strategy would be to sell immediately after an up ...
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### Boxplot with a symmetric box, but with whiskers of different lengths

This will depend on your definition and measure of skewness. There are several different ones. They can be grouped into ones that use all the data and ones that use part of the data. For the former, B ...
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