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

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Chapter 6. Continuous Probability Distributions

  • 6.1 Introduction to Continuous Distributions 132

  • 6.2 Characteristics of Continuous Distributions 132

    • 6.2.1 Density Function f(y) 132

    • 6.2.2 Cumulative Distribution Function F(y) 133

    • 6.2.3 General Shape of Continuous Distributions 133

    • 6.2.4 Measures of Location and Spread 134

  • 6.3 Uniform Distribution 135

  • 6.4 The Normal Distribution 136

    • 6.4.1 General Normal Distribution with Mean[Y] = μ and SD[Y] = σ 136

    • 6.4.2 Standard Normal Distribution 139

  • 6.5 Central Limit Theorem 146

  • 6.6 Sampling Distributions 148

    • 6.6.1 Student's t-Distribution 149

    • 6.6.2 Chi-Square Distribution 150

    • 6.6.3 F-Distribution 151

  • 6.7 Summary 152

  • 6.8 Problems 154

  • 6.9 Case Study: Julie's Lakeside Candy 156

6.1 Introduction to Continuous Distributions

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