# Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

This is documentation for an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
BUILT-IN WOLFRAM LANGUAGE SYMBOL

# Distributed

Distributed[x,dist]
or xdist asserts that the random variable x is distributed according to the probability distribution dist.

Distributed[{x1,x2,},dist]
or {x1,x2,}dist asserts that the random vector {x1,x2,} is distributed according to the multivariate probability distribution dist.

## DetailsDetails

• xdist can be entered as x EscdistEsc dist or x[Distributed]dist.
• xdist is a symbolic object used in functions such as Probability and Expectation.
• xproc[t] asserts that the random variable x is distributed according to the distribution SliceDistribution[proc,t] for the random process proc.
• The probability distribution dist can be any symbolic probability distribution specification.

## ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

### Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Compute the probability of an event in a symbolic probability distribution:

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Obtain the numerical value directly using NProbability:

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Compute the expectation of a function in a multivariate probability distribution:

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Mean and variance for the distribution obtained by transformation of a random variable:

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