Topic 6 deals with the central role of probability in statistics. The chapter material introduces students how to view the normal curve as probabilities, thinking through probabilities in statistics, and common uses of probabilities in scientific research.
Lesson Objectives
 understand the normal curve as a probability curve
 calculating probabilities with math
 understand how to apply probabilities to risk, vital statistics, and life expectancy
Objectives Check What is the probability between +/1 standard deviations?
 What does it mean to standardize a score?
 What is the 689599.7 rule?
Suggested Readings Bennett, Chapter 6: Probability in Statistics
 Any other chapter on probability
