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I want to obtain a value of the Normal Distribution, but I can´t type "approx symbol" before Normal Distribution" to tell Mathematica that x FOLLOWS N[0,1]

How can I do it?

Probability[z >= 8.49, z "HOW TO TYPE THE SYMBOL I MUST TYPE HERE" NormalDistribution[0, 1]]

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Type Esc dist Esc –  ssch Nov 19 '13 at 14:13
Yes, I try that, ESCAPE NormalDistribution[0,1] ESCAPE . but I obtain ERROR –  Mika Ike Nov 19 '13 at 14:16
Don't replace "dist" with your distribution, leave it be exactly as is :) –  ssch Nov 19 '13 at 14:19
PERFECT! :-)) Thank you. –  Mika Ike Nov 19 '13 at 14:27
@ssch, YOU HAVE SOLVED MY QUESTION. –  Mika Ike Nov 19 '13 at 14:27

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

You can make the symbol by either entering \[Distributed] or using the alias EscdistEsc

To figure out how to type symbols you can click them and then hit F1 and the relevant documentation page will open up.

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The solution is in the las little comment. –  Mika Ike Nov 19 '13 at 14:28
in the third litttle comment to the main question. –  Mika Ike Nov 20 '13 at 7:02

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