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# Normal distribution - Body and Tail Propotion

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If a vertical line is drawn through a normal distribution at z= 0.50 separates the distribution into two sections, the body and the tail. What proportion of the distribution is in the body?

If a vertical line is drawn through a normal distribution at z= 0.50 separates the distribution into two sections, the body and the tail. What proportion is in the tail?

If a vertical line is drawn through a normal distribution at z= 1.20. What proportion of the distribution is on the left hand side of the tail?

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The body will have a proportion = 0.5 (-ve half the portion of the bell) ...

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This solution estimates the proportion of a normal distribution on two sides of a vertical line.

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