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Meaning of NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

Pronunciation:  'normul `distru'byooshun

 
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(Or "Gaussian distribution", "bell curve") The frequency distribution of many natural phenomena such as the height of people of a certain age and sex. The formula looks something like:

        P(x) = e^(((x-m)/s)^2)

where P(x) is the probability of a measurement x, m is the mean value of x and s is the standard deviation.

 

 

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