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Normal curve

The curve is symmetric about the mean.


Each half represents 50% of the total area.
The total area is 1.0000
Area can be thought of as probabilities.
Areas can could be written as percents.


Standard normal curve
The mean is 0.
The standard deviation is 1.
Format of the table
The table has 2 halves-one for negative values of z and
one for positive values of z.
The left column tells the first decimal place for the z;
the top row tells the second decimal place for z.
We find the intersection of the row and column to find
the area to the left of z.