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Table of Contents Univariate Data Distributions Most common distributons Uniform Distribution  
See also: normal distribution, bernoulli distribution 
Definition 
The value of the parameter of interest is equally distributed over the entire valid range of the argument. 
Graphical View 

Applications  Random numbers generated by computers usually show a uniform distribution. Note that a normal distribution can be approximated from a uniform distribution by applying the central limit theorem. 
First Moment  
Second Moment 
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