The Real World: Bell Curves

The Real World: Bell Curves

Author: Kendra Wheeler

New terms and definitions
Defining the standard normal distribution, also known as bell-shaped or normal curve
Examples of when the bell-shaped curve is used in real life.

Prerequisite knowledge-- You must know about standard deviation to understand the Z score and normal distribution. Look at packets called Z-score and Standard Deviation.

Vocab with examples
Real life examples of the bell curve ( the grading scale and IQ)
A video showing how stats is used in a specific IQ test

co- authors: Mike Morgan and Andrew Cero

Cover image http://morguefile.com/archive/display/150036 by thejobathome

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Graphing on a Curve

Real World Example with the Bell Curve in Action

An example of an IQ test showing how a bunch of different elements of statistics play into making it.