After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
- Identify eight characteristics of the normal distribution.
- Define the standard normal distribution and the standard normal transformation.
- Locate proportions of area under any normal curve above the mean, below the mean, and between two scores.
- Locate scores in a normal distribution with a given probability.
- Compute the normal approximation to the binomial distribution.
- Convert raw scores to standard z scores using SPSS.