Normal Distribution

This resource provides a series of questions that allow students to practise the use of the Normal Distribution in solving problems.

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Strands

Probability, Statistics

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Relevance to Core Maths Qualifications

•AQA

•C&G

•Eduqas

•Pearson / Edexcel

•OCR

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Suggested Approaches

This task is suitable for individual work, as well work in pairs or small groups. It could be used as a homework assignment, to reinforce learning after work in class on the Normal Distribution.

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Resources/Documentation

The resources comprise:

  • the question paper
  • a set of answers for teachers.

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Relevant Digital Technologies

Students could use one of the many online interactive Normal Distribution calculators to find the required probabilities.

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Possible Extensions

This is a self-contained exercise, but could usefully be included at a suitable time within a longer unit of work on the Normal Distribution.

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Acknowledgement

This is a resource developed for the Core Maths Support Programme by the Core Maths teachers at Huddersfield College.