# Mean vs Median

If the distribution is skewed, we can determine if it is right-skewed or left-skewedf based on the difference in the mean and median.

**Right-skewed** is when the mean > the median.

**Left-skewed** is when the mean < the median.

If the distribution is skewed, we can determine if it is right-skewed or left-skewedf based on the difference in the mean and median.

**Right-skewed** is when the mean > the median.

**Left-skewed** is when the mean < the median.