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Unformatted text preview: fair coin? Because the proportion of favorable outcomes of a fair coin falling heads (or tails) is = 0.5, simply π substitute into the formulas: The probability distribution for the number of favorable outcomes is shown in Figure 1. Note that this distribution appears to display symmetry. Only a binomial distribution with = 0.5 will π be truly symmetric. All other binomial distribution will be skewed. Figure 1. The binomial probability distribution of the number of heads resulting from ten coin tosses....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course QMST 2333 taught by Professor Mendez during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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