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How to find the area under a normal curve, given a z-value, shaded to the left, shaded to the right, and shaded in between.

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Z-score practice Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/statistics-inferential/normal_distribution/e/empirical_rule?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=ProbabilityandStatistics Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/statistics-inferential/normal_distribution/v/ck12-org-exercise-standard-normal-distribution-and-the-empirical-rule?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=ProbabilityandStatistics Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/statistics-inferential/normal_distribution/v/ck12-org-normal-distribution-problems-empirical-rule?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=ProbabilityandStatistics Probability and statistics on Khan Academy: We dare you to go through a day in which you never consider or use probability. Did you check the weather forecast? Busted! Did you decide to go […]

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In this video we take an in-depth look at the normal distribution including its characteristics and associated cumulative probabilities. An introduction on how to find cumulative probabilities in Excel and on a TI-83 is also included. Enjoy! For my complete video library organized by playlist, please go to my video page here: http://www.youtube.com/user/BCFoltz/videos?flow=list&view=1&live_view=500&sort=dd Video Rating: […]

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I describe the standard normal distribution and its properties with respect to the percentage of observations within each standard deviation. I also make reference to two key statistical demarcation points (i.e., 1.96 and 2.58) and their relationship to the normal distribution. Finally, I mention two tests that can be used to test normal distributions for […]

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