week 5 discussion the normal distribution

Week 5 Discussion: The Normal Distribution

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • OpenStax Textbook: Chapter 2, 6, 7
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

In your reference for this assignment, be sure to include both your text/class materials AND your outside reading(s).

Initial Post Instructions

Many variables in medicine follow a normal distribution where there are approximately an equal number of values below the mean as above the mean. Describe two variables that you work with that would probably follow a normal distribution. Also note which of the two variables would be likely to have a larger standard deviation and why.