It's a bell-shaped curve
, and these teens are outliers.
The notion that students' scores and grade distributions should resemble a normal bell-shaped curve
is based largely on the assumption that intelligence (IQ) tests scores generally resemble a normal distribution.
Under a bell-shaped curve
, there is a 50% chance the value could be higher and a 50% chance it could be lower.
The distribution histogram of A-C in women shows a multimodal histogram contrary to men's graphwhich is a bell-shaped curve
Random measurement error will take the form of a bell-shaped curve
distribution and will represent the probabilities for uncertainty of an estimated central tendency of the random error.
This is probably a bell-shaped curve
, so an agreed-upon cut point will be required.
The models examined include general systems theory, attachment theory, the stages of change model, the normal or bell-shaped curve
, and hierarchies and inverted hierarchies.
Your high-school math teacher most likely explained the standard bell-shaped curve
, or what is called normal distribution.
In our September 2011 release, we derived from several resources the number of publications published PubMed-indexed journals by our 101 colleagues that are included in the advisory board; our statistics editor created a bell-shaped curve
according to mean number of publications and standard deviation.
In that case, its bell-shaped curve
will just be at an overall higher level than its competitors.
Since the fiscal year starts in the middle of the calendar year, a graph of donations creates a bell-shaped curve
as pronounced as that of any retail store.
And, although there is a wide range in the self-reported importance of religion, from a high of 85% for residents of Mississippi to a low of 42% for residents of Vermont, the distribution of religiosity by state takes the shape of a bell-shaped curve
, clustered around the overall nationwide mean of 65%.