Hi everyone! Read through the material below, watch the videos, work on the Excel lecture and follow up with your instructor if you have questions.


Learning Outcomes.

  • Recognize when to use discrete and continuous random variables.
  • Create continuous probability distributions.

Topic. This lesson covers: Continuous Random Variables

WeBWorK. Set 5.1 & 5.2


Discrete and Continuous Random Variables
Probability Density Function of a Continuous Random Variable
Uniform Probability Distribution

Exit Ticket

A random variable is uniformly distributed between 5 and 25.
a) Draw the density function.
b) Find P(X>25).
c) Find P(10<X<15).
d) Find P(5.0<X<5.1).