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Week 8: Normal Distribution 25 October 2016 Basic Statistics for Research Professor HK Dong Wendy Liu Probability density function f(x) – describes the distribution of probability for the continuous random variable. It has the properties The total area under the probability density curve is 1 area under the probability density curve between a and b for all x Normal distribution – bell-shaped density curve Mean = µ Standard deviation = σ Normal distribution w/ mean of µ and st. dev of σ is denoted by N(µ, σ) Standard normal distribution: N(0,1) Groundwork for Inferential Statistics Sampling distribution of a statistic o distribution of all possible observations of the statistic for samples of