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Lecture 8: Continuous Random Variables

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Lecture Topics

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  • Probability density functions
  • Cumulative distribution functions
  • Normal random variables

Lecture Activities

Recitation Problems and Recitation Help Videos

Review the recitation problems in the PDF file below and try to solve them on your own. Three of the problems have an accompanying video where a teaching assistant solves the same problem.

Recitation Help Videos

PROBLEM # PROBLEM TITLE PROBLEM SOLVED BY
1 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-8/calculating-a-cumulative-distribution-function-cdf/MIT6_041SCF13_Calculating_a_CDF_300k.srt'}Calculating a Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF) (00:08:44)
Jimmy Li
2 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-8/a-mixed-distribution-example/MIT6_041SCF13_Mixed_Distribution_Example_300k.srt'}A Mixed Distribution Example (00:13:25) Jagdish Ramakrishnan
3 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-8/mean-and-variance-of-the-exponential/MIT6_041SCF13_Mean_and_Variance_of_the_Exponential_300k.srt'}Mean and Variance of the Exponential (00:15:11) Jagdish Ramakrishnan

Tutorial Problems and Tutorial Help Videos

Review the tutorial problems in the PDF file below and try to solve them on your own. One of the problems has an accompanying video where a teaching assistant solves the same problem.

Tutorial Help Videos

PROBLEM # PROBLEM TITLE PROBLEM SOLVED BY
 1 {'English - US': '/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041sc-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2013/unit-ii/lecture-8/normal-probability-calculation/MIT6_041SCF13_Normal_Probability_Calculation_300k.srt'}Normal Probability Calculation (00:05:25) Jagdish Ramakrishnan

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