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DescriptionProbability distribution
Sample mean divided by sample variance in a standard normal population (times a constant)
Ratio of sample variances in standard normal populations
Velocities of molecules in an ideal gas
Length of the opposite side of a uniformly distributed angle in a right triangle, where the length of the adjacent side is fixed
(Bayesian) Prior distribution over discrete (categorical) probability distributions
Number of calls received at a call center in one hour
Number of balls of each color drawn WITH replacement from a bag of red, green, and blue balls
Number of tails obtained by flipping a coin until the first n heads appear
(Bayesian) Prior distribution of a single fair coin flip yielding heads
Distribution of p-values if the null hypothesis is true
A single fair coin flip yielding heads
Time between a call at a call center and the immediately following call
Number of tails obtained by flipping a coin until the first heads appears
Color of the first ball drawn from a bag with red, green, and blue balls
Number of heads after flipping a coin a fixed number of times
(Bayesian) Prior distribution over covariance matrices of a multivariate normal distribution
A single fair die roll
Sample variance in a standard normal population (times a constant)
Time between a call at a call center and the n-th immediately following call
Number of white balls drawn WITHOUT replacement from a bag of white and black balls

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