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Formulas Chapter Four: Discrete Random Variables Randall Miller Key Symbols o ( ) px Probability distribution for discrete random variable x o ( ) fx Probability distribution for continuous random variable x o S Outcome of binomial trial denoted “success” o F Outcome of binomial trail denoted “failure” o ( ) p PS in binomial trial o ( ) q PF in binomial trial o e Constant used in Poisson probability distribution; e = 2.71828… Formulas Characteristics of a Binomial Random Variable 1. The experiment consists of n identical trials. 2. There are only two possible outcomes on each trail.
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