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July 24, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 4:10pm.

and then explain why you would expect it to be

or not to be normally distributed.

a. The wealth of the parents of students attending your

school

b. The values that a group of fourth-grade students

would give for the length of a segment that they

measured with a ruler

c. The SAT or ACT examination scores in mathematics

for students who were in your high school

graduation class

d. The weights of all incoming freshman students at

your school

*I have no idea how to even start answering these problems*

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 4:31pmThis site may help you understand normal distribution.

http://www.netmba.com/statistics/distribution/normal/

The first one (letter a.) would depend upon the school. Some schools have many well-to-do families and only a few low-income famiies. Others would have more of a normal distribution of incomes.

I would guess that b. would be normal distribution.

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