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Tree Trunk Applet

Tree Trunk Applet

Students randomly sample trees in a forest and record the tree trunk circumferences. Students then use Excel to fit a normal distribution to these data. Used for an activity on continuous probability distributions. This applet was developed as part of a first course on biostatistics. It is used as part of a series of online lab activties for that course.

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