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In a normal distribution, we know that the mean and the standard deviation determine certain characteristics of the shape of our data, but how exactly?

Let’s do some exploration to find out!

### Instructions

Explore the interactive visualization by changing the values of the mean and standard deviation.

Look at how changing the values affects the “Percent of Values within +/- 1 Standard Deviation”.

What can you infer about the relationship between the mean, standard deviation, and the shape of a normal distribution?

What does it tell you about the percentage of values that are within one standard deviation of the mean?

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