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Significance of the area under a Gaussian
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The area under a Gaussian distribution between limits, set above and below the peak, is important in the interpretation of experimental uncertainties.

A measurement is normally presented as rs, but there is about a 32% probability of the value lying outside these limits.

Vary the limits in units of s (ks) to see change in the probability of the value lying within (or outside) these limits.

 

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