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Homework Help: Normal Model

  1. Oct 14, 2004 #1
    Hi everyone! I need some help. I have to make a normal model from the following data:

    Year.........Deaths Country
    ...............or area/,per 1,000
    ...............population

    2005 , 8.25
    2006 , 8.26
    2007 , 8.26
    2008 , 8.27
    2009 , 8.28
    2010 , 8.29
    2011 , 8.29
    2012 , 8.30
    2013 , 8.31
    2014 , 8.32
    2015 , 8.34
    2016 , 8.35
    2017 , 8.37
    2018 , 8.39
    2019 , 8.42
    2020 , 8.45
    2021 , 8.49
    2022 , 8.54
    2023 , 8.58
    2024 , 8.63
    2025 , 8.68
    2026 , 8.74
    2027 , 8.79
    2028 , 8.85
    2029 , 8.91
    2030 , 8.97
    2031 , 9.03
    2032 , 9.09
    2033 , 9.15
    2034 , 9.21
    2035 , 9.27
    2036 , 9.32
    2037 , 9.37
    2038 , 9.42
    2039 , 9.46
    2040 , 9.50
    2041 , 9.53
    2042 , 9.56
    2043 , 9.58
    2044 , 9.59
    2045 , 9.60
    2046 , 9.60
    2047 , 9.60
    2048 , 9.59
    2049 , 9.57
    2050 , 9.55

    When I make a histogram do I plot the year on the x-axis and the deaths on the y-axis. When I'm making the normal model what is the x-axis (what do I find the std dev of? The year or the death rate?) Would I put the deaths on the x-axis for the normal model (bell curve)?
     
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