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Based on: Continuous Random Variables: The Uniform Distribution by Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.

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Name: Continuous Random Variables: The Uniform Distribution (modified R. Bloom)
ID: m18925
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module examines the properties of the continuous Uniform probability distribution, which describes a set of continuous data for which all intervals of values having the same length are equally likely. This revision is based on the original module m16819 in the textbook collection Collaborative Statistics by S. Dean and Dr. B. Illowsky; the last example in the original module was replaced with a new example.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: continuous, distribution, elementary, function, probability, random, statistics, uniform, variable
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)
Maintainers: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Nov 25, 2008 12:57 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 15, 2010 1:45 pm -0600

Based On: Continuous Random Variables: The Uniform Distribution
Originally By: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)

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Version: 1.2 Nov 15, 2010 1:45 pm -0600 by Roberta Bloom
Changes:
This module examines the properties of the continuous Uniform probability distribution, which describes a set of continuous data for which all intervals of values having the same length are equally likely. This revision is based on the original module m16819 in the textbook collection Collaborative Statistics by S. Dean and Dr. B. Illowsky; the last example in the original module was replaced with a new example.

Version: 1.1 Dec 15, 2008 5:25 pm -0600 by Roberta Bloom
Changes:
The last example in this section (for conditional probability) was removed and was replaced by a new example showing probability calculations when the minimum value for the distribution is not equal to 0.

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