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probability distribution Syllabification: prob·a·bil·i·ty dis·tri·bu·tion

Definition of probability distribution in English:


A function of a discrete variable whose integral over any interval is the probability that the random variable specified by it will lie within that interval.
Example sentences
  • The error terms from the regression equations are modeled as random variables with a probability distribution.
  • If the probability distribution is uniform, you would expect each of the 10 digits from 0 to 9 to occur about one-tenth of the time.
  • Instead we employ modeling to understand the statistical probability distribution of angles at rupture and its impact on the measured length and force distributions.
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