Properties of Normal Curve

Carolyn Celestin

Important properties of a normal curve

  1. the curve is bell- shaped with the highest point over the mean.
  2. the curve is symmetrical about a vertical line through
  3. the curve approaches the horizontal axis but never touches or crosses it.
  4. the inflection (transition) points between cupping upward and downward occur about mean + standard deviation and mean-standard deviation.
  5. the area under the entire curve is 1