# Skewed distribution

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

A nice example for many purposes is the beta distribution — like the normal distribution, it only requires two parameters to define it.

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!

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