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Unformatted text preview: usually written X, is a numeric quantity whose possible values are numerical outcomes of a random phenomenon. ¡༊ is a variable that is itself a function of the result of a statistical experiment in which each outcome has a deAinite probability of occurrence.. Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5 Probability Distribution Function ༉ Also called Probability Model ༉ Probability Distribution Function (pdf) is a table, a graph or a formula that gives all the outcomes of an experiment and their probabilities. Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5 Discrete Probability Distribution ༉ The most common way to display a probability distribution function for discrete data is with a table. ༉ The probability distribution table always has two columns (or rows). ¡༊ The @irst, x, displays all the possible outcomes ¡༊ The second, P(x), displays the probabilities for these outcomes. Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5 Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data Lock5 Statistics: Unloc...
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