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Statistics, 3E by Fatma Abdel-Raouf, Robert A. Donnelly

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CHAPTER11

The Normal Probability Distribution

In This Chapter

  • Examining the properties of a normal probability distribution
  • Using the standard normal table to calculate probabilities of a normal random variable
  • Using Excel to calculate normal probabilities
  • Using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution

Now let’s take on a new challenge: continuous random variables and a continuous probability distribution known as the normal distribution. Remember that in Chapter 8 we defined a continuous random variable as one that can assume any numerical value within an interval as a result of measuring the outcome of an ...

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