# Lesson 5: Bell-Shaped Curves and Statistical Pictures

*Assignments *

- Read Chapters 8 and 9 in the text.
- Work through the Lesson 5 online notes that follow.
- Complete all lesson assignments as listed in the Canvas Module

*Learning Objectives *

#### Chapters 8 and 9

After successfully completing this lesson, you should be able to:

- Interpret standard scores as a measure of relative standing on a list.
- Apply the relationship between standard scores and the percentiles of a normal distribution.
- Interpret graphs used with categorical data.
- Interpret scatterplots.
- interpret time series plots and recognize trends and seasonality.
- critique whether graphical presentations provide a fair summary of the data.

*Terms to Know *

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