The normal curve

  • George Argyrous


Chapter 3 looked at the options available for displaying a distribution of results in the form of a graph. A researcher will encounter many distributions when collecting data on different variables, each of which will probably have a unique shape when graphed.


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    A mathematical definition of the normal curve can be found in M.G. Bulmer, 1967, Principles of Statistics, Dover, New York, p. 109.Google Scholar

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© George Argyrous 1997

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  • George Argyrous
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  1. 1.School of Social Science and PolicyThe University of New South WalesAustralia

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