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Common Probability Distributions
Common Probability Distributions
Sample Cards:define probability distribution,distinguish between discrete and continu,describe the set range of possible outco29 CardsPreview Flashcards 
9 A Probability Dist Cont V Discreet Ran
9 A Probability Dist. Cont V. Discreet Random Variable + Prob Functions
Sample Cards:define a probability distribution,define a discreet random variable,define a continuous random variable5 CardsPreview Flashcards 
A Define A Probability Distribution And
a define a probability distribution and distinguish between discrete and continuous random variables and their probability functions;
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B Describe The Set Of Possible Outcomes
b describe the set of possible outcomes of a specified discrete random variable;
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C Interpret A Cumulative Distribution Fu
c interpret a cumulative distribution function;
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D Calculate And Interpret Probabilities
d calculate and interpret probabilities for a random variable, given its cumulative distribution function;
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E Define A Discrete Uniform Random Varia
e define a discrete uniform random variable, a Bernoulli random variable, and a binomial random variable;
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F Calculate And Interpret Probabilities
f calculate and interpret probabilities given the discrete uniform and the binomial distribution functions;
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G Construct A Binomial Tree To Describe
g construct a binomial tree to describe stock price movement;
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H Calculate And Interpret Tracking Error
h calculate and interpret tracking error;
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I Define The Continuous Uniform Distribu
i define the continuous uniform distribution and calculate and interpret probabilities, given a continuous uniform distribution;
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J Explain The Key Properties Of The Norm
j explain the key properties of the normal distribution;
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K Distinguish Between A Univariate And A
k distinguish between a univariate and a multivariate distribution, and explain the role of correlation in the multivariate normal distribution;
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L Determine The Probability That A Norma
l determine the probability that a normally distributed random variable lies inside a given interval;
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M Define The Standard Normal Distributio
m define the standard normal distribution, explain how to standardize a random variable, and calculate and interpret probabilities using the standard normal distribution;
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N Define Shortfall Risk Calculate The Sa
n define shortfall risk, calculate the safetyfirst ratio, and select an optimal portfolio using Roy’s safetyfirst criterion;
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O Explain The Relationship Between Norma
o explain the relationship between normal and lognormal distributions and why the lognormal distribution is used to model asset prices;
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P Distinguish Between Discretely And Con
p distinguish between discretely and continuously compounded rates of return, and calculate and interpret a continuously compounded rate of return, given a specific holding period return;
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Q Explain Monte Carlo Simulation And Des
q explain Monte Carlo simulation and describe its major applications and limitations;
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R Compare Monte Carlo Simulation And His
r compare Monte Carlo simulation and historical simulation.
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