Finding Z-Scores: Definition & Examples


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Negative Z-scores appear on the _____ side of the normal distribution.

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1. Which side of the normal distribution does the positive Z-score appear on?

2. What is standard deviation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand Z-Scores. You will be quizzed on what a Z-Score is, and how to solve an equation for one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on Z-Scores, including:

  • The definition of standard deviation
  • Solving an equation to find a Z-Score
  • Differentiating between positive and negative Z-Scores

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve Z-Score practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding normal distribution and Z-Scores
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about standard deviation

Additional Learning

To learn more about concepts related to finding Z-Scores, read through the brief lesson called Finding Z-Scores: Definitions & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the definition of a Z-Score
  • Recognize the purpose it serves within mathematics
  • Know to how solve an equation to find the Z-Score