Empirical Rule

Empirical Rule - 68 of the students had a score between 390...

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The topic I chose was the empirical rule. I searched google.com with the search term “empirical rule”. I found the following website: http://www.nku.edu/~statistics/212_Using_the_Empirical_Rule.htm On this website I found several examples of the empirical rule being used. In the example on the website, there is a bell curve showing student’s scores on the SAT test it is as follows: This bell curve shows the empirical rule according to the scores on the test. From this we can see that
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Unformatted text preview: 68% of the students had a score between 390 and 590/ 16% had between 190 and 390/ 16% had between 590 and 790. We can also find the top and bottom 2.5% by looking at the excess of the 95% section. This allows us to conclude that the top 2.5% of test scores were between 690 and 790. By looking at the different percentages we can determine quite a few different facts about the test....
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