Biostatistics Lecture 4

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Unformatted text preview: 1.0981837… is ____. (There are an infinite number of possibilities, so the likelihood that the height or number is one of those is 1 in infinity, which is the same as 0.) Section 3.5 Random Variables A random variable is a value that cannot be predicted ahead of time (“random”) and that varies (“variable”) from subject to subject. For example, if I were to ask each student in class his/her height, that value would be a random variable. There can be discrete (specific values) or continu...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course MATH 316 taught by Professor Davidstrong during the Spring '14 term at Pepperdine.

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