Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather Email jeather@iprimus.com.au A Maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather at www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com


shape of a distribution

• the shape of a distribution indicates the range and pattern
of the distribution of a data set
• a 'normal' distribution is unimodal and symmetrical, centered
on the mean and is often referred to as the 'bell curve'.
• there are many types of distribution shapes, e.g.
uniform, skewed and bimodal.

shape of  a distribution

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