Random Variables and Probability Distributions

Brandon Terrizzi
Learning Objectives
A reader already familiar with the basics of probability will learn how to conceptualize random variables and their associated probabilities
Potential Use Cases
Statistical analyses, model development
Target Audience
Go through the following annotated items in order:
ARTICLE 1. What are random variables?
  • What are random variables anyway?
10 minutes
ARTICLE 2. Probability Distributions
  • How can we develop probability distributions around random variable estimates?
10 minutes
ARTICLE 3. Probability Distributions Again
  • What is a probability distribution?
10 minutes

Concepts Convered