Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to define a random variable for a quantity of interest by assigning a numerical value to each event in a sample space; graph the corresponding probability distribution using the same graphical displays as for data distributions.

Common Core: HSS-MD.A.1

Related Topics:

Common
Core (Statistics & Probability)

Common Core
for Mathematics

Introduction to Random Variables

Introduction to random variables and probability distribution functions.

Random Variable Basics

In this video we discuss the basics of random variables for statistics and finite mathematics. What is a random variable? How do we use simple random variables to model basic experiments and record observations about the frequency of certain events? Several real-world examples are included to make the concepts concrete.

Random Variables - Definition and Cumulative Density Function (CDF)

Intuitive examples. Definition of a random variable. CDF of a random variable. Distribution of a random variable.

Introduction to Discrete Random Variables and Discrete Probability Distributions

An introduction to discrete random variables and discrete probability distributions. A few examples of discrete and continuous random variables are discussed.

Graphing a Normal PDF and CDF

This video shows how to graph the Probability Density Function and the Cumulative Density Function of normal random variables using Excel.

Probability Density Functions

Probability density functions for continuous random variables.

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