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Unformatted text preview: Statistics – Lab Week 4 Name:_______________________ MATH221 Statistical Concepts: • Probability • Binomial Probability Distribution Calculating Binomial Probabilities Open a new MINITAB worksheet. We are interested in a binomial experiment with 10 trials. First, we will make the probability of a success ¼. Use MINITAB to calculate the probabilities for this distribution. In column C1 enter the word ‘success’ as the variable name (in the shaded cell above row 1. Now in that same column, enter the numbers zero through ten to represent all possibilities for the number of successes. These numbers will end up in rows 1 through 11 in that first column. In column C2 enter the words ‘one fourth’ as the variable name. Pull up Calc > Probability Distributions > Binomial and select the radio button that corresponds to Probability . Enter 10 for the Number of trials: and enter 0.25 for the Event probability: . For the Input column: select ‘success’ and for the Optional storage: select ‘one fourth’. Click the button OK and the probabilities will be displayed in the Worksheet. the probabilities will be displayed in the Worksheet....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Higgins during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Spring '11