Bimodal Distribution: Definition & Example


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Which of the following graphs represents a bimodal distribution?

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1. Which of the following BEST describes the distribution represented in this graph?

2. The table below from Pacific Power is typical of customer demand for utilities like electricity and gas. What type of distribution of demand is shown in this table?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of what it means to use bimodal distribution in graphs. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the ability to identify a bimodal distribution within a graph as well as understanding the multimodal representation within a graph.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The identification of a bimodal distribution within a graph
  • The term for a particular distribution in a sample graph
  • The distribution of demand in a sample graph

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on bimodal distribution
  • Problem solving - practice identifying distribution types given a sample graph or table
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of distribution

Additional Learning

To learn more about the particular way bimodal distribution is represented graphically, review the corresponding lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the terms 'bimodal' and 'bimodal distribution'
  • Contrast local maximum and local minimum
  • Examine unimodal and multimodal distributions
  • Review an example of bimodal distribution