Normal approximation to the binomial distribution

This applet explores the normal approximation to the binomial distribution.

Adjust the binomial parameters, n and p, using the sliders.

Click ‘Overlay normal’ to show the normal approximation.

Click ‘Show points’ to reveal associated probabilities using both the normal and the binomial. Drag the points on the X-axis to change the areas.

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