 11.05 Interpreting and comparing z-scores

Interactive practice questions

Complete the following statements for a normal distribution using the empirical rule.

a

$\editable{}$$%% of the scores lie within 11 standard deviation of the mean. b \editable{}$$%$% of the scores lie within $2$2 standard deviations of the mean.

c

$\editable{}$$%$% of the scores lie within $3$3 standard deviations of the mean.

Easy
Approx a minute

In a normal distribution, what percentage of scores lie between the mean and $1$1 standard deviation above the mean? Use the empirical rule to find your answer.

In a normal distribution, what percentage of scores lie between the mean and $2$2 standard deviations below the mean? Use the empirical rule to find your answer.

Consider the normal distribution shown below. Each unit on the horizontal axis indicates $1$1 standard deviation.

Outcomes

S-IC.4

Use data from a sample survey to estimate a population mean or proportion; develop a margin of error through the use of simulation models for random sampling.

S-IC.5

Use data from a randomized experiment to compare two treatments; use simulations to decide if differences between parameters are significant.