## Chapter 5. Probability Distributions

5.1 Probability Distributions for Discrete Variables

5.2 The Binomial and Poisson Probability Distributions

5.3 Continuous Probability Distributions and the Normal Distribution

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 that ...

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