Area Calculations - Two Methods

Area Calculations - Two Methods

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Author: mary daunis

illustrates the process of finding a left cumulative area on a normal curve

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Problem Setup

Let's find out the probability that a randomly selected individual is taller than I am. We will use some data from a textbook dataset and examine the descriptive statistics first. Note that the data appears to be approximately normally distributed - I describe what that means in more detail.

Calculate the Probability

We find that I am actually pretty tall - at least taller than 92% of the females in this data set.

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