Special_Discrete_Random_Variables_Examples

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Special Discrete Random Variables Examples How can I tell which variable to use? Define the variable and its range What are the variables smallest and largest values? Note that Binomial x= 0, …, n Neg Binomial x = 0, 1, …. . (no upper limit) Poisson x = 0, 1, …… (no upper limit) Hypergeometric
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Unformatted text preview: x = 0, …., min(k, n) Other tips • Poisson problems have no stated probabilities but stated averages • Hypergeometric problems have no stated probabilities but stated numbers in populations First Define What Your Random Variable Is This Will Help You Pick the Right Distribution!!...
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2010 for the course APSC 116 taught by Professor Tommazzuchi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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