REAL LIFE APPLICATIONS OF GAUSSIAN DISTRIBUTION
Heights of males/females
Measurement errors in physical experiments
AN ACTIVITY: NORMAL DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
Using a context close to
students’ hearts – that of
test/exam marks, to put some
real-life meaning to the
learning of Normal
• Based on authentic data
(Lecture Test 1 marks of 363
H2 Mathematics students)
Use your graphing calculator and follow the steps below.
Discuss the implications of such a bell-curved grading system.
What do you think are some of its advantages and disadvantages?
The Normal or Gaussian Distribution
Real life applications of Gaussian Distribution
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