Of this exercise this binomial approximation is not

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Unformatted text preview: etter in Exercise 3-97. b) Assuming X has a binomial distribution with n = 4 and p = 0.2, ( )0.2 0.8 = 0.4096 P( X = 4) = ( )0.2 0.8 = 0.0016 P( X = 1) = 4 1 1 3 4 4 4 0 The results from the binomial approximation are close to the probabilities obtained in Exercise 3-97. c) Assume X has a binomial distribution with n = 4 and p = 0.2. Consequently, P(X = 1) and P(X = 4) are the same as computed in part b. of this exercise. This binomial approximation is not as close to the true answer as the results obtained in part b. of this exercise. d) From Exercise 3-10...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course IE 33214 taught by Professor Feng during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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