**To draw a normal curve in PowerPoint use the “Shapes” tool in the “Illustrations” group of graphics features.**

- Launch Microsoft PowerPoint.
- Click the “Insert” tab on the main PowerPoint menu ribbon.
- Click “Curve” under the “Lines” heading.
- Click anywhere on the slide.

Contents

- 1 How do you insert a curve effect in PowerPoint?
- 2 How do you draw a normal curve?
- 3 How do you edit a curve in PowerPoint?
- 4 How do I make a curved arrow in PowerPoint?
- 5 How do I circle an animation in PowerPoint?
- 6 How do you convert a normal distribution to a standard normal distribution?
- 7 What shape is a normal distribution curve?
- 8 How do you curve an image in PowerPoint?
- 9 Can you edit shapes in PowerPoint?

## How do you insert a curve effect in PowerPoint?

Create curved or circular WordArt

- Go to Insert > WordArt.
- Pick the WordArt style you want.
- Type your text.
- Select the WordArt.
- Go to Shape Format > Text Effects > Transform and pick the effect you want.

## How do you draw a normal curve?

Sketch a picture of a normal distribution. Begin by drawing a horizontal line (axis). Next, draw a normal (bell-shaped) curve centered on the horizontal axis. Then draw a vertical line from the horizontal axis through the center of the curve, cutting it in half.

## How do you edit a curve in PowerPoint?

Edit points in a shape

- Select the shape that you want to edit.
- On the Format tab, click Edit Shape., and then click Edit Points.
- Drag one of the vertexes that outline the shape. A vertex is the point, indicated by a black dot, where a curve ends or the point where two line segments meet in a freeform shape.

## How do I make a curved arrow in PowerPoint?

The easiest way to create a curved arrow is to use PowerPoint shapes. Simply head over to Insert –> Shapes –> Block Arrows and pick a curve arrow of your choice. There are four variants of curved arrows including the right, left, up and down curved arrow.

## How do I circle an animation in PowerPoint?

Follow these steps:

- Insert a circle over an object. Format the object as just described so that it has no fill.
- Select the circle.
- Choose Slide Show; Custom Animation.
- Choose Add Effect> Entrance> Wheel.
- In the Custom Animation task pane, change the number in the Spokes text box to 1.
- Play the animation.

## How do you convert a normal distribution to a standard normal distribution?

The standard normal distribution (z distribution) is a normal distribution with a mean of 0 and a standard deviation of 1. Any point (x) from a normal distribution can be converted to the standard normal distribution (z) with the formula z = (x-mean) / standard deviation.

## What shape is a normal distribution curve?

A bell curve is a common type of distribution for a variable, also known as the normal distribution. The term “bell curve” originates from the fact that the graph used to depict a normal distribution consists of a symmetrical bell-shaped curve.

## How do you curve an image in PowerPoint?

If you want to change the outline of a picture and make it a shape (like a circle or a star), use the cropping tools on the PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab. Select the picture (or pictures) that you want to crop. On the PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab, click Crop > Crop to Shape, and then pick the shape you want.

## Can you edit shapes in PowerPoint?

You can click on the Edit Shape button on the Format tab in the Ribbon to access the Change Shape gallery to change shapes. To change shapes using the Ribbon: In Normal View, select a PowerPoint shape on a slide. You can also select multiple shapes by Shift-clicking or Ctrl-clicking the shapes.