— This article is about probability distribution. For generalized functions in mathematical analysis, see Distribution (mathematics). For other uses, see Distribution (disambiguation). In probability theory, a probability mass, probability density … Wikipedia

**Probability Distribution** — A statistical function that describes all the possible values and likelihoods that a random variable can take within a given range. This range will be between the minimum and maximum statistically possible values, but where the possible value is… … Investment dictionary

**probability distribution** — The mathematical function describing the probability of different events, as described by values for a variable. A symmetrical distribution (one where to values are evenly distributed around the mean) is called a bell curve, a normal distribution … Financial and business terms

**probability distribution** — /prɒbəˈbɪləti dɪstrəˌbjuʃən/ (say probuh biluhtee distruh.byoohshuhn) noun a listing of several measurement categories, or classes, with the probability of the observation of each. See frequency distribution … Australian English dictionary

**probability distribution** — noun Date: 1920 probability function; also probability density function 2 … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Probability distribution** — Also called a probability function, a function that describes all the values that the random variable can take and the probability associated with each. The New York Times Financial Glossary … Financial and business terms

**probability distribution** — noun : probability function ; also : probability density function 2 … Useful english dictionary

**probability distribution** — a mathematical function that assigns to each measurable event in a sample space the probability that the event will occur … Medical dictionary

**probability distribution** — Stats a mathematical formula showing the probability for each value of a variable in a statistical study … The ultimate business dictionary

**probability distribution** — Statistics. a distribution of all possible values of a random variable together with an indication of their probabilities. [1935 40] * * * … Universalium