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Name:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution 
ID:  m16816 
Language:  English (en) 
Summary:  
Subject:  Mathematics and Statistics 
Keywords:  continuous, distribution, elementary, exponential, function, random, statistics, variable 
License:  Creative Commons Attribution License CCBY 3.0 


Authors:  Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu) 
Copyright Holders:  Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org) 
Maintainers:  Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org) 


Latest version:  1.15 (history) 
First publication date:  Jun 6, 2008 9:52 am +0000 
Last revision to module:  May 27, 2012 1:19 pm +0000 
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Version:  1.15 May 27, 2012 1:19 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: Updated notation. 


Version:  1.14 Aug 15, 2011 8:39 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: Updated glossary item "Exponential Distribution." 


Version:  1.13 Oct 12, 2009 6:26 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: In Example 3 Problem 1, made the following correction: P(X > 7) = e^(1.7) = 0.4966. 


Version:  1.12 Feb 20, 2009 7:43 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: Added the glossary item "Exponential Distribution." 


Version:  1.11 Feb 20, 2009 7:29 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: Changed k = 16.1 years to Solve for k: k = ln(1.80)/(.1) = 16.1 years. 


Version:  1.10 Jan 22, 2009 10:35 pm +0000 by Susan Dean 
Changes:  Continuous Random Variables: The Exponential Distribution: For Example 2 problem solution, changed the probability question to "P(4<X<5)." 


Version:  1.9 Oct 27, 2008 12:51 pm +0000 by James Cooper 
Changes:  roles updated 


Version:  1.8 Jul 31, 2008 11:25 am +0000 by Connexions 
Changes:  removed draft note 


Version:  1.7 Jul 14, 2008 12:23 pm +0000 by Connexions 
Changes:  image review 


Version:  1.6 Jul 14, 2008 9:53 am +0000 by Raymond Wagner 
Changes:  fixed math typos 


Version:  1.5 Jul 9, 2008 12:43 pm +0000 by Raymond Wagner 
Changes:  minor punctuation edits 


Version:  1.4 Jul 9, 2008 5:27 am +0000 by Connexions 
Changes:  Post review edits 


Version:  1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:24 pm +0000 by Connexions 
Changes:  post review updates 


Version:  1.2 Jun 27, 2008 1:49 pm +0000 by Connexions 
Changes:  Roles changed 


Version:  1.1 Jun 22, 2008 6:43 pm +0000 by Jonathan Emmons 
Changes:  Initial publication 
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