Simulating a Standard Normal Random Sample


We will simulate a random sample of size 50, that is, we will generate 50 standard normal random numbers.

We proceed a follows:

First go to the File menu of JMP and open a New Data Table:

Go to the Rows menu and select Add Rows. Complete the resulting dialog box as follows:

Click OK. You will get 50 rows in the data table:

Right click on top of the column Column 1 and select Formula ... . You will get the JMP calculator:

Go to the Random Functions and select Random SeededNormal:

You will should get:

Click OK and the data table fills with 50 random standard normal random numbers: