Common Probability Distributions
Here we look at a number of experiments in which chance plays a role, set up plausible probability spaces, and describe their main properties. The general phrase “a probability distribution” means a description of the outcomes, and how to find the probabilities of the events.
KeywordsProbability Space Binomial Distribution Successive Probability Hypergeometric Distribution Continuous Component
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