Chapter 16 - Chapter 16 Chapter Random Variables and Discrete Distributions Heres a game Aplayerpaysyou\$5anddrawsacardfroma deck.,youpay

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Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Random Variables and Discrete Distributions
Here’s a game: A player pays you \$5 and draws a card from a  deck.  If he draws the ace of hearts, you pay  him \$100.  For any other ace, you pay \$10, and for any other heart, you pay \$5.  If he draws anything else, he loses.  Create a probability model.  Would you play this game?
1) For every possible x value,  0 <  P(x) <  1. 2) For all values of x,  Σ  P(x) = 1.
Suppose you toss 3 coins & record the number of  Suppose you toss 3 coins & record the number of  heads. heads. The random variable X defined as ... Create a probability distribution. Create a probability histogram. The number of heads tossed X 0 1 2 3 P(X) .125 .375 .375 .125
Let x be the number of courses for which a randomly selected student at a certain university is registered.

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