ISDS_2000_-_TEST_2_-_STUDY_GUIDE

ISDS_2000_-_TEST_2_-_STUDY_GUIDE - ISDS 2000 TEST 2 STUDY...

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ISDS 2000 – TEST 2 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 5: 1. Know the definition of random variable and be able to determine whether a random variable is discrete or continuous. 2. Understand the definition of probability distribution and probability function. 3. Be able to recognize the graph of a discrete probability distribution. 4. Know that: a. f(x) ≥ 0 for all values of x b. ∑f(x) = 1 5. Be able to calculate the mean and variance of a discrete probability distribution. 6. Be able to calculate probabilities for several values of the discrete random variable. Chapter 6: 1. Understand that the probability density function is an equation that gives a graph representing the histogram of the continuous random variable. 2. Be able to identify the characteristics of a normal distribution. 3. Understand that a standard normal distribution is one having a mean of 0 and a standard deviation of 1. 4. Understand how to convert a normal random variable to a standard normal random variable. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ISDS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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