normal distribution | |
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statistics Also called: Gaussian distribution a continuous distribution of a random variable with its mean, median, and mode equal, the probability density function of which is given by (exp-[(x--μ)²/2σ²]/σ√(2π)) where μ is the mean and σ² the variance |
normal distribution (nôr'məl) Pronunciation Key
A theoretical frequency distribution for a set of variable data, usually represented by a bell-shaped curve symmetrical about the mean. |