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Chapter 12. Working with Statistical Fun... > The Shape of the Curve II: The KURT(...

The Shape of the Curve II: The KURT() Function

Another way to find out how close your frequency distribution is to a normal distribution is to consider the “flatness” of the curve:

  • Flat— The values are distributed evenly across all or most of the bins.

  • Peaked— The values are clustered around a narrow range of values.


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