# Questions tagged [distributions]

A distribution is a mathematical description of probabilities or frequencies.

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### Can someone give me an example of what a probability distribution looks like and its notation? [duplicate]

What is a probability distribution of a random variable X and what is the typical notation for a probability distribution? Can someone show me an example of what a probability distribution looks like ...
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### By means of what distribution can I match the first n moments for arbitrary (i e. any) values of those moments?

Suppose I have the first n moments from some data set, either raw, centered or scaled, (or cumulants instead) whichever is more convenient for matching. Is there a continuous, continuously ...
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### A set of values ​from a discrete uniform distribution is scaled down by the same factor

Use MATLAB's randi function to generate a set of values ​​that conform to discrete uniform distribution, such as {0,1,2,3,4,5}. If this set of values ​​is divided by an integer 10 at the same time, ...
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### Can a finite decimal number be a discrete variable?

If I have an array {0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5}, is this a discrete array? Are the values in it discrete values? (I have this doubt because many materials show that discrete values are usually integers) ...
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