Explore BrainMass

Property of continuous distributions

Please choose the correct answer and write briefly why.

A property of continuous distributions is that:

a. As with discrete random variables, the probability distribution can be approximated by a smooth curve
b. Probabilities for continuous variables can be approximated using discrete random variables
c. Unlike discrete random variables, probabilities can be found using tables
d. Unlike discrete random variables, the probability that a continuous random variable equals a specific value is zero [P(X=x)=0]
e. The distribution is symmetric

Solution Summary

Property of continuous distributions is discussed in this solution