# normal curve

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## normal curve

[′nȯr·məl ′kərv]
(statistics)
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The distribution of CPRSR scores in this study differed significantly from what would be expected in a normal curve.
c) Assume that F is a cone over a rational normal curve of [P.
g] are geodesic torsions, normal curvatures of the parameter curves and the normal torsion of normal curve, respectively.
How can a performance rating distribution pattern follow a normal curve, which is otherwise suitable for a sub-normal business climate?
Normal curve analysis generally requires a random sample of unadjusted data.
Figure 1 illustrates two especially important characters of a curve that has several names: the normal curve, the bell curve, and the Gaussian curve.
Fifteen percentage of the cases were mild anemia with histogram showing normal curve.
For a normal curve, two-thirds of the values (approximately 67%) fall within a range plus or minus one standard deviation around the mean.
Janice Padula looks at reasons for and ways of using digital technologies to teach algebra and the standard normal curve, and provides the inspiration for the cover graphic, in her article Graphs and Networks for Years 7 to 10.
x]--is an unknown ordinate of normal curve showing the theoretical frequency for the particular value of this varying attribute; n--the number of observations, X--average arithmetic mean, x--the value of varying trait; [sigma]--standard square deviation; [pi] and e--are mathematical constants; f(t)--the normal distribution function I.
Might it be that at their best, Christ's followers should be "abnormal" when compared to the normal curve of human behavior, the range of behavior reflected in social psychology journals?
Among the topics are organizing and presenting data, describing the position of scores in distributions, inference with the normal curve, multiple comparison procedures, and choosing the appropriate test of significance.

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