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Unformatted text preview: Number of classes missed last week (possible outcomes are 0, 1, 2, 3, . .., up to some maximum number) Amount won or lost when betting $1 on the Pennsylvania Daily number lottery Examples of continuous random variables: Heights of individuals Time to finish a test Hours spent exercising last week. Note : In practice, we don't measure accurately enough to truly see all possible values of a continuous random variable. For instance, in reality somebody may have exercised 4.2341567 hours last week but they probably would round off to 4. Nevertheless, hours of exercise last week is inherently a continuous random variable....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course STAT 200 taught by Professor Andyregards during the Spring '11 term at World College.
- Spring '11