NameThatDistribution - Name- the-distribution Examples: A...

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Name- the-distribution Examples: A jigsaw puzzle factory makes 100, 500 and 1000 piece puzzles independently of one another. Thirty percent of all the puzzles they make will be 100 piece puzzles, fifty percent will be 500 piece puzzles and twenty percent will be 1000 piece puzzles. For each of the following, name the distribution, parameters, and if an approximate distribution is applicable, list both the exact and approximate distributions with their corresponding parameters. (3 pts for each part) a. Let X be the number of 1000 piece puzzles in the next 10 puzzles made. X~Bin(n=10, p=0.2) b. You are awarded a free puzzle!! You only like to do 500 piece puzzles though. Let X be whether you get the type of puzzle you like. X~Bernouli(p=0.5) c. It takes you an average of 6 hours to put together a 1000 piece puzzle. Let X be the number of 1000 piece puzzles you can put together in 18 hours. X~Poisson(
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course STAT 225 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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