# Chapter 3: Probability and Statistical Distributions
This chapter discusses basic foundational principles, including probability and basic descriptive
statistics. It also introduces several important probability distribution functions.
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astroml_chapter3_Univariate_Distribution_Functions
astroml_chapter3_The_Central_Limit_Theorem
astroml_chapter3_Bivariate_and_Multivariate_Distribution_Functions
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