# Data Distribution

Learn about different types of data distributions and their use cases.

## Understanding data distribution

**Data distribution** represents how data points are distributed along the axes between the max and min values.
In other words, the distribution of data represents how many times a data point occurs in the data.
Distribution tells us many things about the data. For example, we know if the data is symmetrical or if it piles up in a specific range by looking at the distribution type.
There are various data distribution types, all having different characteristics.

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