# Normal distribution

Plots the CDF and PDF graphs for normal distribution with given mean and variance.

Normal distribution takes a unique role in the probability theory. This is the most common continuous probability distribution, commonly used for random values representation of unknown distribution law.

#### Probability density function

Normal distribution probability density function is the Gauss function:

where μ — mean,
σ — standard deviation,
σ ² — variance,
Median and mode of Normal distribution equal to mean μ.

The calculator below gives probability density function value and cumulative distribution function value for the given x, mean, and variance: #### Normal distribution

Digits after the decimal point: 5
Probability density function value

Cumulative distribution function value

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CDF Graph
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#### Cumulative distribution function

Normal distribution cumulative distribution function has the following formula:

where, erf(x) - error function, given as:

#### Quantile function

Normal distribution quantile function (inverse CDF) given as inverse error function:

p lays in the range [0,1]

Standard normal distribution quantile function (σ =1, μ=0) equates like this:

This function is called the probit function.

The calculator below gives quantile value by probability for the specified through mean and variance normal distribution( set variance=1 and mean=0 for probit function). #### Normal Distribution Quantile function

Digits after the decimal point: 2
Quantile

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