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Most random variables are found to follow the probability distribution function

All this means is that most things which can be measured quantitatively, like a population's height, the accuracy of a machine, effectiveness of a drug on fighting bacteria, etc. will occur with a probability that can be calculated according to this equation. Since most things follow this equation, this equation is considered to be the "normal" probability density. "Normal" events follow a "normal" probability distribution.

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