## Normal Approximation & Continuity Correction Excel Worksheet

For those who prefer to work with Excel, here is a worksheet that may help. Enter your data into the blue cells. You may enter an “x” as well as the a and the b if you are asked for a between probability. The answers will be in the yellow cells. There is a link […]

## Continuity Correction – Filling the cracks in the Normal Approximation to the Binomial

When we approximate a discrete distribution, such as the binomial, by a continuous distribution, such as the normal, we need to make adjustments so “things don’t fall in the cracks.” From the Central Limit Theorem, we know that a sample distribution from a population, even a non-normal one, becomes normal if the sample size is […]