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    Hi, how do I deal with outliers? I'm not sure what to do with them, do i just ignore them or something.. im doing a sample of 60 students so if I ignore outlier it will only be 59 students, is this allowed? thankyou
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    Hi, how do I deal with outliers? I'm not sure what to do with them, do i just ignore them or something.. im doing a sample of 60 students so if I ignore outlier it will only be 59 students, is this allowed? thankyou
    You shouldn't ignore them as they are still part of your sample, and so are still valid data. There are ways that you can deal with them such as taking the median of the data or using things like Spearman's rank correlation, which aren't affected by outliers.
 
 
 
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