Unformatted text preview: greater standard deviation in this histogram compared to the first, but the overall shape is similar. b. The new medication would have to cure about 27 patients (1 standard deviation above the average for the old medicine). 3. One example of a Bernoulli trial is playing 50 hands of blackjack and coming out ahead. X is the number of successes in the 50 hands. The probability p of winning is . 475. The results would be similar to the first two experiments. The histogram would be bellshaped and symmetric. The mean would be about 2324 successes (assuming running 20 simulations)....
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2008 for the course MATH 1710 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.
 Fall '08
 STAFF
 Bernoulli, Probability

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