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Chi Square Test for Gaussian Distribution

  1. May 7, 2009 #1
    Hi there,
    I have very naive to statistics.

    I have a set of data points. that can be like

    10, 12, 13, 14 ,15 , 15, 12, 13 17, 18, 19, 12, 19, 20 .............

    Now i need to know if these days points follows any gaussian distribution / normal distribution or not?

    IS chi -square test the right way to test this?

    If yes, what steps do i have to take to accomplish this.. also it will be good if there is any free tool that can help me do this?

    if no, what do i have to do...to know the distribution my datapoints follow?/

    Thank you very much for your time..
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 12, 2009 #2
    To test for normality, a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normal_probability_plot" [Broken] would be more appropriate.
     
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