# Outlier

__Definition of ____Outlier__

__Examples of Outlier__

- An outlier in the list 212, 361, 201, 203, 227, 221, 188, 192, 198 is 361.
- An outlier in the list 14, 9, 17, 19, 42, 22, 35, 99, 32, 2 is 99.

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__Solved Example on Outlier__

Identify the outlier of the data set.

216, 403, 203, 210, 227, 220, 190, 194

**Choices:**

A. 403

B. 216

C. 210

D. 220

**Correct answer: A**

**Step 1: **An outlier is an element of a data set that distinctly stands out from the rest of the data.

**Step 2: **In the given data set, 403 is far apart from the remaining data values.

**Step 3: **So, the outlier of the data set is 403. ** **

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