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# Nature and assumption of the Normal Distribution

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What is a real example of Normal Distribution (other than height) and what makes it really normal?
1) Can everything be normally distributed, that is, fall along a 'bell curve'?
2) More Importantly, WHY do we make the 'assumption of normality' for inferential statistics?

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What is a real-example of Normal Distribution (other than height) and what makes it really normal?
Answer: If we measure the outdoor temperature every 10 minutes in a random day, the temperature can be an example of normal distribution. Let us start from midnight (12:00 am). We know that the temperature is low at ...

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The solution of 220 words gives a detailed discussion on the nature and assumption of the Normal Distribution.

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