Random Variables

# Continuous a random variable is discrete if it has a

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Unformatted text preview: tain situations. ༉  Thus we need to use the language of Probability. ༉  “Probability theory is nothing but common sense reduced to calculation.” Pierre- Simon Laplace Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5 Examples of Uncertainty Situations ༉  If a driver is involved in an accident, what is the chance he or she is under 25 years old? ༉  If a man in the US lives until his 60th birthday, what is the probability that he lives to be at least 90 years old? ༉  What is the age distribution of the US population? ༉  If a 40 year- old woman has a positive mammogram, what is the probability that she actually has breast cancer? Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5...
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