The extension to continuous and other variables is the usual boring extension to integrals (and density functions).

# expectation (thing)

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Probability-speak for average value (of a random variable). This is the weighted average of its values, where the weight of each value is the probability that the random variable take on that value.

The extension to continuous and other variables is the usual boring extension to integrals (and density functions).