Maths Teaching

January 29, 2008

Normal Distribution

Filed under: A level,Normal distribution,probability,S1,Statistics — Maths Chick @ 1:13 pm


Intro to Normal Distribution


probability-and-the-normal-distribution.doc – Introduction: diagrams with questions and ways to remember how to find probabilities using the z-tables for the Normal Distribution.

Normal distribution and standardising – Finding probabilities. Two examples for pupils one basic, and one worded question.

normal-tables-in-reverse.jpg Four questions about using the normal tables in reverse to find a particular x value, given P(X < x)

finding-mean-sd-or-both.jpg Three questions on finding the mean, standard deviation or both.

S1 Assessment on Normal Distribution 4 questions in a booklet with mark scheme included.

Probability Tables:

Applet for calculating accurate probabilities for shaded areas under the normal curve



  1. you seem like a really great A level teacher

    This really cleared some stats stuff up for me for the exam tomorrow.

    thank you

    Comment by C.H — May 14, 2008 @ 7:29 pm | Reply

  2. Thanks, the notes were very helpful 🙂

    Comment by Maryam — March 29, 2012 @ 3:57 am | Reply

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