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### normality

Course: STAT 250, Fall 2008
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Assessing Normality Are my data normally distributed? Evidence for Normality Mean and median should not be too different. Histogram or stem-and-leaf plot should look symmetric. Box plot should look symmetric. &lt;a href=&quot;/keyword/normal-probability-plot/&quot; &gt;normal probability plot&lt;/a&gt; should roughly be a straight line. Evidence against Normality Mean and median are wildly...

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