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*The Normal Distribution: The Normal curve is a mathematical abstraction which conveniently describes ("models") many frequency distributions of scores in real-life.*

*This curve is called a normal curve and is used to model the normal distribution. Normal Curve. The bell can vary in size but they all have the same basic properties.*

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*5.1 Introduction to Normal Distributions and the Standard Normal Distribution. ... The normal curve is bell-shaped and is symmetric about the mean.*

*The Normal Curve Alias Author: Windows User Last modified by: Windows User Created Date: 5/17/2013 2:02:17 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3)*

*AP Statistics Lesson 2.1 Density Curves and the Normal Distribution. Essential Question: How are Density Curves and Normal Curves used to analyze data?*

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*Set up a test. We know that the errors will in general even out when repeating measurements. By the previous assumption, it follows the normal curve.*

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*5.3 Normal Distributions: Finding Values. Find a z-score given the area under the normal curve. Transform a z-score to an x-value.*

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*Find the indicated area under the standard normal curve. Use the table and show your work for credit. Between 𝑧=−1.53 and 𝑧=0 Sketch the standard normal curve*

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