Continuous Probability Distributions

Project description
The Wall Street Journal assignments will be due every class meeting as indicated on the tentative schedule. Students should have access to the WSJ (print/online)

and are expected to read it. Read the Journal and pick an article relevant to this course (check the topics to be discussed in the tentative schedule or consult the

textbook) and provide an abstract/summary typed. Abstracts are summaries designed to provide a condensed version of a longer article, and are written for the

purpose of enticing the reader to read the complete document. An abstract is only long enough to present the salient aspects of the document; it gives the overall,

big picture and a few important details. The summary should cover the entire article, saying what the author’s overall main idea is as well as 2 or 3 important

sub‐ideas in the article. Do not copy sentences from different sections of the article in a “mix and match” random approach. Also, do not summarize different

sections of the article with no overall sense of what the whole article is about. Summarize the article in your own words; make sure not to include your own ideas

and thoughts about the topic in the abstract. However, you are free to discuss the article in a separate paragraph. The general format of the assignment is as