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Math Help - Transforming a data set to Normal

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    Transforming a data set to Normal

    Transforming a data set to Normal-poisson.jpg
    I have the data set above.
    I realise it should be modelled by a Poisson distribution but the question I have is w
    ould it be possible to transform the data so that the transformed data using something from the ladder of powers e.g. \sqrt(x) or log$x$so can be modelled using a normal distribution?
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    Re: Transforming a data set to Normal

    Hey klw289.

    It is probably a wise thing to outline exactly what you are trying to do both mathematically/statistically and non-mathematically/non-statistically. This will help evaluate whether your intended technique will hinder your goal or not.
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