Because we want to including rounding during continuity correction to account for things discretized to certain values.

Discrete | Continuous |
---|---|

P(X = 6) | P( 5.5 <= X <= 6.5) |

P(X >= 6) | P (X >= 5.5) |

P(X > 6) | P (X >= 6.5) |

basically “less than

Because we want to including rounding during continuity correction to account for things discretized to certain values.

Discrete | Continuous |
---|---|

P(X = 6) | P( 5.5 <= X <= 6.5) |

P(X >= 6) | P (X >= 5.5) |

P(X > 6) | P (X >= 6.5) |

basically “less than