# Physics307L F07:Schedule/Week 5 agenda/Normal

The formula for the density f of a normal distribution with mean $\displaystyle \mu$ and standard deviation $\displaystyle \sigma$ is
$\displaystyle f(x) = \frac{1}{\sigma\sqrt{2\pi}} \, e^{ -\frac 12 \left( \frac{x- \mu}{\sigma}\right)^2 }$ .