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Lecture 16 8 th  June 2011

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Example: 200 people are at a party. What is the  probability that 2 of them were born on Jan  1?

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Example: If 2% of books bound at a  certain bindery have defective bindings,  use the Poisson approximation to the  binomial distribution to determine the  probability that five of 400 books bound by  the bindery will have defective bindings.

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Example: Records show that the  probability is 0.00005 that a car will have a  flat tire while crossing a certain bridge.  Use the Poisson distribution to  approximate the binomial probabilities

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Unformatted text preview: that, among 10000 cars crossing this bridge, a)Exactly two will have a flat tire; b)At most two will have a flat tire. • Exactly two will have a flat tire; • At most two will have a flat tire. • Example: If you buy a lottery ticket in 50 lotteries, in each of which your chance of winning a prize is 1/100, what is the (approximate) probability that you will win a prize a)At least once, b)Exactly once, c)At least twice? • At least once? • Exactly once? • At least twice?...
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