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Can you name the common probability distributions?
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1. By the central limit theorem, large sums of random variables converge in distribution to this
2. #1, with mean=0 and variance=1
3. For a population of independent #1s, standardizing the sample mean using the sample variance gives this
4. The sum of the squares of independent #2s; used in tests of independence
5. The ratio of two #4s; used in likelihood ratio tests, ANOVA
6. The outcome of a single trial with sample space {0,1}
7. The number of successes in a series of independent repeated trials
8. The number of successes in a series of draws without replacement
9. The number of independent trials up to and including the first success
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10. The number of independent trials up to and including the rth success
11. The total number of occurrences in a given time period, if the event occurs independently of previous occurences and at a fixed average rate
12. The (continuous) time before the first occurrence of an event that occurs as in #11
13. The (continuous) time until the rth occurrence of an event that occurs as in #11
14. A family of distributions with parameters alpha and lambda; #4, #12, and #13 are special cases
15. Defined on [0,1] with shape parameters alpha and beta
16. f(x) is constant over a finite set
17. Commonly used in reliability engineering to model failure probabilities
18. Used to model the frequency of words in a language
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