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# Day 014.3 - probability density function can take on values...

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Discrete Random Variables 2/6/2012 9 plotting the frequency of each possible value yields the histgram 1 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 12 7 frequency

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10 Continuous Random Variables X takes on values in the continuum. p(X=x) , or p(x) , is a probability density function. E.g. = b a dx x p b a x ) ( )) , ( Pr( x p(x)
11 Continuous Random Variables unlike probabilities and probability mass functions, a

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Unformatted text preview: probability density function can take on values greater than 1 the textbook authors warn you (on p15) that they use the terms probability, probability density, and probability density function interchangeably Continuous Random Variables 2/6/2012 12 normal or Gaussian distribution in 1D 2 2 2 ) ( 2 2 1 ) ( σ µ πσ − − = x e x p...
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