discrete random variable

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a random variable that may assume a countable number of values, each with a probability strictly greater than zero.
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Among the topics are discrete random variables and probability distributions, joint probability distributions and random samples, tests of hypotheses based on a single sample, simple linear regression and correlation, and distribution-free procedures.
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n)n [greater than or equal to]1] be a sequence of discrete random variables supported by N, with associated probability generating functions [p.
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