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Unformatted text preview: with npq np = = and . Example 2: Consider the following binomial experiment. A marksmans chance of hitting a target with each of his shots is 60%. If he fires 30 shots, what is the probability of his hitting the target between 15 and 20 times, inclusive? On page 529-30 there is a detailed explanation about the .5 adjustment. Math 1313 Section 8.6 2 Example 3: Consider the following binomial experiment. A basketball player has a 75% chance of making a free throw. What is the probability of him making more than 100 free throws in 120 trials? Example 4: A fair coin is tossed 20 times. What is the probability of obtaining a. Fewer than 8 heads? b. More than 6 heads? c. Between 6 and 10 heads?...
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