Seminar 3 Critical Thinking Pointers

Seminar 3 Critical Thinking Pointers - The following are...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The following are examples of probability distributions that students in previous classes have provided for this assignment, to help get you started. Notice how the probabilities add up to 1 for the examples. Here are the examples to help get your head into the second part of the CT assignment: Example 1: I am an Avon sales representative. If I wanted to see the number of products ordered by my clients, I would use the following probability distribution table. X= the number of products ordered by a single customer. The table below is a probability distribution because it gives the probability for each value of the random variable X. This probability table would help in making a decision by showing just how many products are being bought at once and if I need to increase my marketing techniques to sell more products. Products X P (X) 0 0.23 1 0.24 2 0.06 3 0.28 4 0.19 Example 2: I am trying to decide which orthodontist to take my son to and since I don’t know any in this area, I have asked friends and family members about their experiences with orthodontists. From the 14
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course FLASH 101 taught by Professor Mrburns during the Fall '11 term at Baker MI.

Page1 / 3

Seminar 3 Critical Thinking Pointers - The following are...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online