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Researchers often assume a normal distribution of data. Why is this significant in quantitative research? Explain.

Please respond to the above question using 250 words. Please also use at least 1 reference that is from a peer reviewed article or journal not a website reference. Please also cite the reference in APA 6th edition format.

## Explanation & Answer

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Running head: NORMAL DISTRIBUTION OF DATA

Normally Distributed Data in Quantitative Research

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NORMAL DISTRIBUTION OF DATA

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Normally Distributed Data in Quantitative Research

Notably, a quantitative research is an investigation method that involves systematic

empirical research of noticeable phenomena through mathematical or statistical method. In

addition, quantitative research targets on collecting numerical data and conclude it across a

population to explain a specific phenomenon (Creswell, 2013). In ...