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Chapter 6 Continuous Random Variables 1

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Chapter 6 - Continuous Random Variables DSC 205 A/E/L Random Variable – numeric variable whose value depends on a chance and is determined by the outcome of an experiment. random variable whose values form a finite or countably infinite set of numbers. Probability Distribution of Discrete Random variable: Binomial Random Variable – n tries and x 2 X 0 1 2 3 4 P(X=x) 0.10 0.15 0.25 0.30 0.20 Chapter 5 Review Chapter 6
Chapter 6 - Continuous Random Variables DSC 205 A/E/L Continuous probability distributions – defines the distribution of the values for a continuous random variable – probability that x will be in a specified interval of numbers. Values of X Values of X Normal Distribution Uniform Distribution Curves: 3

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Chapter 6 - Continuous Random Variables DSC 205 A/E/L The Uniform Distribution - the probability of occurrence is the same for all values of x. It is sometimes called a rectangular distribution. For example, if a fair die is thrown, the probability of obtaining any one of the six possible outcomes is 1/6. Since all outcomes are equally probable, the
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