Examples of normal distributions standard normal

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Unformatted text preview: d by two σ parameters: mean µ and SD . Graphical visualization of σ : inflection points are at µ − σ and µ + σ Properties of normal densities v༇  The density curve is symmetrical about its mean q༇  The left and right halves of the curve are mirror images of each other. v༇  The tails of the normal extend to inZinity in both directions q༇  The tails get closer and closer to the horizontal axis but never touch it. q༇  The tails of the normal extend to inZinity in both directions. Examples of normal distributions Standard Normal Density µ =0 σ =1 Importance of Normal distributions v༇  Many natural and economic phenomena tend to be approximately normally distributed q༇  Examples: Dis...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2014 for the course BUAD 310 taught by Professor Lv during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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