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Statistics – Unit 7

Posted by on May 31, 2019

Unit 7


Introduction to Normal Distributions link:Introduction to Normal

  • Learning Objectives
  1. Describe the shape of normal distributions
  2. State 7 features of normal distributions


History of the Normal Distribution link:History Normal

  • Learning Objectives
  1. Name the person who discovered the normal distribution and state the problem he applied it to
  2. State the relationship between the normal and binomial distributions
  3. State who related the normal distribution to errors
  4. Describe briefly the central limit theorem
  5. State who was the first to prove the central limit theorem


Areas Under Normal Distributions link:Areas of Normal Distrubution

  • Learning Objectives
  1. State the proportion of a normal distribution within 1 standard deviation of the mean
  2. State the proportion of a normal distribution that is more than 1.96 standard deviations from the mean
  3. Use the normal calculator  to calculate an area for a given X”
  4. Use the normal calculator to calculate X for a given area


Standard Normal Distribution link:Standard Normal Distribution

  • Learning Objectives
  1. State the mean and standard deviation of the standard normal distribution
  2. Use a Z table
  3. Use the normal calculator
  4. Transform raw data to Z scores


Normal Approximation to the Binomial link:Normal Approximation to Binomial

  • Learning Objectives
  1. State the relationship between the normal distribution and the binomial distribution
  2. Use the normal distribution to approximate the binomial distribution
  3. State when the approximation is adequate



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