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Learning Exercise

Material: Normal Probability Tool
Submitted by: Thomas Malloy on May 08, 2001
Date Last Modified: May 08, 2001
Title: Online Normal Probability Homework
Description: This homework is done online using Dr. Oakley Gordon's Homework, Quiz & Exam Applet. The Applet presents story problems and questions to students, gives them immediate feedback and records their grades on a database. You must go to to find and access the Homework, Quiz & Exam Applet.
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Unsupervised
Topics: Normal Probability Theory
Course: Introductory Statistics
Audience: College General Ed
Prerequisites Skills: Students need to have studied materials on the normal probability distribution.
Learning Objectives: To gain direct experience with using the normal probability distribution to describe populations of scores and to be able to find the probability of randomly sampling a score from a given subset of the population. This assignment has 23 questions and requires the use of the Normal Probability Tool.
Technical Notes: This is a JAVA Applet with Oracle database connectivity for storing and retreiving scores. A JAVA-enabled browser (Netscape 4.7x or higher OR Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher).
Text of Learning Exercise: The text of the assignment is internal to a JAVA Applet.
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