# Notation in probability and statistics

**Notation in probability**

Probability theory and statistics have some commonly used conventions, in addition to standard mathematical notation and mathematical symbols.wikipedia

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### List of mathematical symbols

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Probability theory and statistics have some commonly used conventions, in addition to standard mathematical notation and mathematical symbols.

### Mathematical notation

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Probability theory and statistics have some commonly used conventions, in addition to standard mathematical notation and mathematical symbols.

### Probability theory

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Probability theory and statistics have some commonly used conventions, in addition to standard mathematical notation and mathematical symbols.

### Statistics

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### Conditional probability

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### Random variable

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### Letter case

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### Sampling (statistics)

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### Joint probability distribution

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### Sigma-algebra

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### Calligraphy

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### Probability density function

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### Probability mass function

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### Survival function

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### Overline

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### Normal distribution

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### Estimator

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### Arithmetic mean

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### Sample (statistics)

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### Sample mean and covariance

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### Variance

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