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Chap_7 - chapter 7 Continuous Probability Distributions...

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chapter 7 Continuous Probability Distributions
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Chapter Goals After completing this chapter, you should be able to: Understand the continuous random variables and there probability distribution Recognize when to apply the uniform Find probabilities using a normal distribution table and apply the normal distribution
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Continuous Probability Distributions A continuous random variable is a variable that can assume any value on a continuum (can assume an uncountable number of values) thickness of an item time required to complete a task temperature of a solution height, in inches These can potentially take on any value, depending only on the ability to measure accurately.
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The Uniform Distribution The uniform distribution is a probability distribution that has equal probabilities for all possible outcomes of the random variable
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