**normal curve** — n. BELL CURVE … English World dictionary

**normal curve** — of distribution bell shaped c … Medical dictionary

**normal curve** — Statistics. a bell shaped curve showing a particular distribution of probability over the values of a random variable. Also called Gaussian curve, probability curve. Compare illus. under bell shaped curve. [1890 95] * * * … Universalium

**normal curve** — noun Date: 1894 the symmetrical bell shaped curve of a normal distribution … New Collegiate Dictionary

**normal curve** — nor′mal curve′ n. sta a bell shaped curve showing a particular distribution of probability over the values of a random variable … From formal English to slang

**normal curve** — /nɔməl ˈkɜv/ (say nawmuhl kerv) noun a bell shaped curve giving the distribution of probability associated with the different values of a variable … Australian-English dictionary

**normal curve** — See normal distribution … Dictionary of sociology

**Normal curve equivalent** — In educational statistics, a normal curve equivalent (NCE), developed for the United States Department of Education by the RMC Research Corporation,[1][2] is a way of standardizing scores received on a test. It is defined as (approximately) 50 +… … Wikipedia

**Rational normal curve** — In mathematics, the rational normal curve is a smooth, rational curve C of degree n in projective n space mathbb{P}^n. It is a simple example of a projective variety. The twisted cubic is the special case of n =3.DefinitionThe rational normal… … Wikipedia

**Normal distribution** — This article is about the univariate normal distribution. For normally distributed vectors, see Multivariate normal distribution. Probability density function The red line is the standard normal distribution Cumulative distribution function … Wikipedia