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Module by: Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.. E-mail the authors

 Name: Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions ID: m16813 Language: English (en) Summary: This module provides a summary of formulas and definitions related to Continuous Random Variables. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: continuous, distribution, elementary, exponential, formula, probability, random, statistics, summary, uniform, variable License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.10 (history) First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 12:51 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Feb 20, 2009 10:17 am -0600

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## Version History

 Version: 1.10 Feb 20, 2009 10:17 am -0600 by Changes: ` Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions: Took out exclusive form a < X < b for the Uniform.` Version: 1.9 Feb 18, 2009 1:52 pm -0600 by Changes: `Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions: For the area formulas, clarified the language. To the density function for the Exponential, added "X >= x." ` Version: 1.8 Jan 22, 2009 10:48 pm -0600 by Changes: ` Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions: Changed "a base" to "base."` Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 12:42 pm -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.6 Jul 31, 2008 11:12 am -0500 by Changes: ```draft note removed ``` Version: 1.5 Jul 14, 2008 1:07 pm -0500 by Changes: `fixed typo` Version: 1.4 Jul 9, 2008 12:51 pm -0500 by Changes: `minor punctuation edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:23 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 1:45 pm -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 22, 2008 6:36 pm -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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Dean, Susan, and Barbara Illowsky. "Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions." Connexions. February 20, 2009. http://cnx.org/content/m16813/1.10/.

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Susan Dean and Barbara Illowsky, "Continuous Random Variables: Summary of The Uniform and Exponential Probability Distributions," Connexions, February 20, 2009, http://cnx.org/content/m16813/1.10/.

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