Using the Normal Distribution to Approximate Binomial Probabilities

Using the Normal Distribution to Approximate Binomial Probabilities

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Using the Normal Distribution to Approximate Binomial Probabilities In Words In Symbols 1. Verify that the binomial distribution applies. Specify n, p , and q . 2. Determine if you can use the normal distribution to approximate x , the binomial variable. Is np 5? Is nq 5? 3. Find the mean μ and standard
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Unformatted text preview: deviation for the distribution. 4. Apply the appropriate continuity correction. Shade the corresponding area under the normal curve. Add or subtract 0.5 units from endpoints. 5. Find the corresponding z-score(s). 6. Find the probability. Use the Standard Normal Table....
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