Which random data and probability distribution capabilities are included in Minitab?

Generate random data
Create one or more columns of random data from a column of data or from a selected data distribution. In Minitab, choose Calc > Random Data.
  • To create a random sample from the data in your worksheet, choose Sample From Columns.
  • To create a random sample from a particular distribution, specify the distribution and the parameters.
Specify the random number generator
Specify a starting point for the random number generator so that you can generate the same set of random data in the future. In Minitab, choose Calc > Set Base.
Calculate PDF, CDF, or inverse CDF for a distribution
Calculate the PDF, CDF, or inverse CDF for the distribution that you choose. In Minitab, choose Calc > Probability Distributions.
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