6 - X have a binomial distribution or a Poisson...

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6.2% of DVD players of a certain type are defective. Let the random variable X represent the number of defective DVD players among 200 randomly selected DVDs of this type. Suppose you wish to find the probability that X is less than 8 . (a) Does the random variable
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Unformatted text preview: X have a binomial distribution or a Poisson distribution? Give reasons for your answer. (b) If X has a binomial distribution, would it be reasonable to use the Poisson approximation to find P(X < 8)? Give reason(s) for your answer. (c) Find P(X < 8)....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course STATISTICS 1005 taught by Professor Rishimaharaj during the Spring '11 term at University of the West Indies at St. Augustine.

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