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 Name: Normal Distribution: Introduction ID: m16979 Language: English (en) Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: elementary, statistics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.12 (history) First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 2:16 pm -0500 Last revision to module: May 31, 2012 6:04 am -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.12 May 31, 2012 6:04 am -0500 by Changes: `Normal Distribution: Introduction: Updated reference to tables.` Version: 1.11 May 30, 2012 9:55 am -0500 by Changes: `Normal Distribution: Introduction: Changed "Objectives" to "Outcomes." Other minor edits included.` Version: 1.10 Aug 19, 2011 10:45 am -0500 by Changes: `Normal Distribution: Introduction: Updated glossary item "Normal Distribution."` Version: 1.9 Feb 8, 2009 10:20 am -0600 by Changes: `Normal Distribution: Introduction: Updated the glossary entry "Normal Distribution."` Version: 1.8 Jan 23, 2009 9:44 am -0600 by Changes: `Normal Distribution: Introduction: Added the sentence that starts and ends with, "If X is a quantity to be measured that has a normal distribution with mean ..., we designate this by writing. In the sentence under the graph, changed "distribution" to "density."` Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 6:51 pm -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.6 Oct 1, 2008 3:48 am -0500 by Changes: `Added link to video lecture` Version: 1.5 Jul 21, 2008 3:06 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.4 Jul 14, 2008 3:36 pm -0500 by Changes: `removed image width parameters from media tags` Version: 1.3 Jul 10, 2008 3:19 pm -0500 by Changes: `Corrected MathML error in formula` Version: 1.2 Jul 7, 2008 2:59 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 1:55 pm -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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