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JMP® Means Business: Statistical Models for Management by Jane Oppenlander, Josef Schmee

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Chapter 5. Discrete Probability Distributions

  • 5.1 Introduction to Distributions 106

    • 5.1.1 Random Variables 107

    • 5.1.2 Independent Events 107

    • 5.1.3 Discrete or Continuous Distributions 109

    • 5.1.4 Characteristics of Distributions 109

    • 5.1.5 General Shape of Distributions 110

  • 5.2 Discrete Distributions 111

    • 5.2.1 Probability Function p(y) 111

    • 5.2.2 Cumulative Distribution Function F(y) 111

    • 5.2.3 Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation 111

  • 5.3 Binomial Distribution 113

    • 5.3.1 Binomial Distribution Characteristics 114

    • 5.3.2 Calculating Binomial Probabilities in JMP 115

    • 5.3.3 Practical Advice 117

  • 5.4 Distributions of Two Discrete Random Variables (Y1, Y2) 118

    • 5.4.1 Return of Two Stocks under Different Economic Conditions 118

    • 5.4.2 Joint and Marginal Probability Functions ...

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