Definition of normal distribution in English:

normal distribution

Syllabification: nor·mal dis·tri·bu·tion


  • A function that represents the distribution of many random variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph.
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    • For a profession whose statistical underpinnings in empirical research are most comfortably based on normal distributions, this skewed distribution begs investigation.
    • Two qualities of a normal distribution graph are skinny ‘tails’ and perfect symmetry.
    • None of the histograms suggest multimodal distributions and tests of normality indicate normal distributions.

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