Randomly choose a student from the second row and

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Unformatted text preview: 0 to 360 degrees) of the exact center of the end of the pointer. •  What would be the density func4on? •  What would be the distribu4on func4on A less intui4ve, more useful in mathema4cal probability theory, view of random variables. •  There is a great big sample space of all the ways (the relevant part of) the world could turn out, equipped with a probability func4on. •  A random variable is a real- valued func4on on the probability space. Categorical data? No problem! •  Indicator func4ons •  A variable that is 0 or 1 according to whether or not the observa4on falls into a par4cular set. –  Randomly choose a student from the second row and record the student’s NAME. –  Indicator that the NAME is <fill in in class> is a random variable. Join...
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