Quality Learning Support For Better Outcomes
First time here? Checkout the FAQs!
x
MathsGee is Zero-Rated (You do not need data to access) on: Telkom |Dimension Data | Rain | MWEB

2 like 0 dislike
1,473 views
What is the empirical rule for normal distribution?
in Data Science & Statistics by Diamond (80,644 points) | 1,473 views

5 Answers

3 like 0 dislike

Statistical rule that states the normal distribution which falls within the three standard deviations 68% falls within the first standard deviation (µ ± σ), 95% within the first two standard deviations (µ ± 2σ), and 99.7% within the first three standard deviations (µ ± 3σ). 

See the source image

by Wooden (238 points)
2 like 0 dislike
The empirical rule states that for a normal distribution, nearly all of the data will fall within three standard deviations of the mean. The empirical rule can be broken down into three parts: 68% of data falls within the first standard deviation from the mean. 95% fall within two standard deviations.
by Wooden (1,280 points)
2 like 0 dislike
In normal distribution the empirical rule states that the data falls into three standard deviations of the mean with the first being 68%, second deviation being 95 and the last being 99,7 %
by Wooden (168 points)
1 like 0 dislike
It's a rule that is also known as a 68%, 95% and 99.7% rule. This is because it generally gives the percentage when we distribute from the the mean on a standard distributions that are broken down into three parts on a symmetrical chart.
by Wooden (610 points)
0 like 0 dislike
They call it the 68-95-99.7 rule. It applies for all normally distributed data whereby a bi-directional deviance from the mean of one standard deviation accounts for 68%of the probability. Increasing the standard deviation by 1 unit twice achieves 95% and 99.7% respectively.
by Bronze Status (8,634 points)
1 0
it is the 68,95,99.7 percent rule, where the data of one standard deviation from the mean is 68% ,95,99.7 respectively

Related questions

Quick search syntax
tags tag:apple
author user:martin
title title:apple
content content:apple
exclude -tag:apple
force match +apple
views views:100
score score:10
answers answers:2
is accepted isaccepted:true
is closed isclosed:true

Join the MathsGee Answer Hub community and get study support for success - MathsGee Answer Hub provides answers to subject-specific educational questions for improved outcomes.



On MathsGee Answers, you can:


  1. Ask questions
  2. Answer questions
  3. Comment on Answers
  4. Vote on Questions and Answers
  5. Donate to your favourite users
  6. Create/Take Live Video Lessons

Posting on MathsGee


  1. Remember the human
  2. Behave like you would in real life
  3. Look for the original source of content
  4. Search for duplicates before posting
  5. Read the community's rules
MathsGee Tools

Math Worksheet Generator

Math Algebra Solver

Trigonometry Simulations

Vectors Simulations

Matrix Arithmetic Simulations

Matrix Transformations Simulations

Quadratic Equations Simulations

Probability & Statistics Simulations

PHET Simulations

Visual Statistics

MathsGee ZOOM | eBook