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One of the most commonly mis-remembered diagrams in subsurface science! | One of the most commonly mis-remembered diagrams in subsurface science! | ||

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## Revision as of 19:34, 4 October 2011

A common example is the log-normal distribution. A result of the central limit theorem is that these arise in quantities that are products.

The opposite of a skewed distribution is a symmetric one, for example the normal distribution.

## Nomenclature

One of the most commonly mis-remembered diagrams in subsurface science!

## External links

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