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Lecture 17 10 th June 2011
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Recall:
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Notes: 1.The same idea can be applied when p is close to 1. This occurs because we can interchange the labels “success” and “failure” and hence now the probability of “success” is close to 0. 2. The Poisson approximation is a useful
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Unformatted text preview: tool as it is easier to calculate when n is large and p close to 0. However with the advent of computers, calculating exact probabilities is no longer Finding the Probability Function:...
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