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Normal Distribution Curve

In the orange juice problem, you’re trying to blend juices to take out variability, so is it reasonable to expect that the product you’re getting from your suppliers In the orange juice problem, you’re trying to blend juices to take out variability, so is it reasonable to expect that the product you’re getting from your suppliers won’t have variable specs? Chances are that shipment of Biondo Commune orange juice you’re getting from Egypt won’t have an exact 13 Brix/Acid ratio. That may be the expected number, but there’s probably some give around it. And oftentimes, that wiggle room can be characterized using a probability distribution. A probability distribution, loosely speaking, gives a likelihood to each possible outcome of some situation, […] Continue Reading

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