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Name: Continuous Random Variables: Introduction
ID: m16808
Language: English (en)
Summary: Continuous Random Variables: Introduction is part of the collection col10555 written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean and serves as an introduction to the uniform and exponential distributions with contributions from Roberta Bloom.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: continuous, distribution, elementary, exponential, function, graph, probability, random, statistics, uniform, variable
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (
Maintainers: Susan Dean (, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (, Connexions (

Latest version: 1.12 (history)
First publication date: Jun 2, 2008 12:36 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 25, 2012 12:08 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.12 May 25, 2012 12:08 am -0500 by Susan Dean
Continuous Random Variables: Introduction: Updated notation.

Version: 1.11 Jul 9, 2011 1:48 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Continuous Random Variables: Introduction: Minor edit.

Version: 1.10 Jun 22, 2011 11:49 am -0500 by Susan Dean
Continuous Random Variables: Introduction: Added properties of continuous probability distributions.

Version: 1.9 Feb 20, 2009 9:26 am -0600 by Susan Dean
 Continuous Random Variables: Introduction: Updated glossary entries.

Version: 1.8 Jan 22, 2009 2:26 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Continuous Random Variables: Introduction: In the first objective, changed "distribution" to "density." In the set of bullet items (not the objectives), added the expression "a Mathematical curve called" before the expression "density curve." 

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 12:25 pm -0500 by James Cooper
roles updated

Version: 1.6 Oct 1, 2008 3:47 am -0500 by Connexions
Added link to video lecture

Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 12:17 pm -0500 by Connexions
removed draft note

Version: 1.4 Jul 14, 2008 12:01 pm -0500 by Connexions
image review

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:19 pm -0500 by Connexions
post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 1:38 pm -0500 by Connexions
Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 22, 2008 5:43 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Initial publication

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