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Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, Second Edition by David F. Stephan, David M. Levine Ph.D.

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Chapter 5. Probability Distributions

In Chapter 4, “Probability,” you learned to use the rules of probability to calculate the chance that a particular event would occur. In many situations, you can use specific probability models to estimate the probability that particular events would occur.

5.1 Probability Distributions for Discrete Variables

A probability distribution for a random variable summarizes or models the probabilities associated with the events for ...

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