2. Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions

  1. Vijay K. Rohatgi and
  2. A. K. MD. Ehsanes Saleh

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118165676.ch2

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rohatgi, V. K. and Saleh, A. K. MD. E. (2000) Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions, in An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118165676.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348467

Online ISBN: 9781118165676

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Keywords:

  • random variables;
  • probability distributions;
  • continuous random variables;
  • discrete random variables;
  • functions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Random Variables

  • Probability Distribution of a Random Variable

  • Discrete and Continuous Random Variables

  • Functions of a Random Variable