6. Discrete Random Variables

  1. Paolo Brandimarte

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch6

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

How to Cite

Brandimarte, P. (2011) Discrete Random Variables, in Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470496343

Online ISBN: 9781118023525

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Keywords:

  • discrete random variables;
  • cumulative distribution function;
  • probability mass function;
  • discrete distributions;
  • Bernoulli distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Random Variables

  • Characterizing Discrete Distributions

  • Expected Value

  • Variance and Standard Deviation

  • A Few Useful Discrete Distributions