Statistic

(Normal Curves, 2013)

In the video, Normal Curves,  there is a discussion about how and why different types of data are normally distributed. (A simple Internet search will give you several good examples.

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For your initial post, identify (but don’t collect) a type of dataset that might be normally distributed, and then answer the following questions:

  • What is brief description of the data?
  • Is the data normally distributed? Specifically, why is the data not uniformly distributed, or distributed in some other way?
  • Normal data is clustered around the mean; what might cause the data you identified to have a different shape and not be clustered around the mean?

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.