# SOLUTION: Give an example of something having these distribution shapes: (a) bimodal, (b) approximately rectangular, and (c) positively skewed

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 Question 333406: Give an example of something having these distribution shapes: (a) bimodal, (b) approximately rectangular, and (c) positively skewedAnswer by jrfrunner(365)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(a) bimodal This is usually a mixture of two different distribution, such as heigths of people, there is the distribution for men and for women, so if we dont separate the genders, there will tend to be a bimodal effect --- (b) approximately rectangular This is the uniform distribution, where all events have equal probability of occuring. Such as tossing a die, the probability of 1 or 2, 3 etc each has 1/6 chance of occuring -- c) positively skewed Many distributions are positively skewed (have long tails to the right) examples are wealth distributons (a few people have the largest amounts of money) population by country, some countries have most of the populations country sizxe, a few countries have the biggest square aress,