Also, you've got to figure out if you're dealing with a one-sided or a two-sided question, as well as which way the data is going. Meanwhile, two-sided questions ask about two Z-scores, namely the data in between them or outside of them.

Figuring out which direction the data is going in is relatively easy.

For example, a Z-score of 1 represents a value that is one standard deviation greater than the mean, and a Z-score of -1 represents a value that is one standard deviation less than the mean. Oh, by the way, Z-scores are almost always limited to just two decimal points.

As you will see, this is because the resulting percentages are very precise.

A positive Z-score refers to a standard deviation that is to the right of the mean, meaning that it is greater than the mean.

On the other hand, a negative Z-score refers to a standard deviation that is to the left of the mean, meaning that it is less than the mean.

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Try it risk-free In this lesson, we will put the normal distribution to work by solving a few practice problems that help us to really master all that the distribution, as well as Z-Scores, have to offer. If you've been working with normal distributions for long, you've probably figured out that they are pretty useful things.

Solution: The probability of score falling between 75 and 95 can be found after finding the respective z-scores.

established that independent random variables tend to be normally distributed.

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