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Top Market Strategy by Elizabeth Rush Kruger

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3.3 Comparable to a Normal Distribution

Your statistics teacher neglected to teach you about the Pareto distribution (Figure 1), even though it is as valid as the normal “bell-shaped” curve. The distributions are similar since both require a large random sample of numbers, sequence the sample on the x axis, and plot amounts on the y axis. However, the normal distribution indicates significance, whereas the Pareto distribution predicts outputs.

Figure 1. The Pareto distribution.

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