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Probability Distributions Discrete versus continuous probability distributions Events that occur or do not occur Roulette, tossing a coin or a die, etc. Binomial Success/failure Discrete possible outcomes On or off, yes or no, 1 or 0 As we want more success or failures, due to the multiplication rule of probability, our probability goes down (if we start with a low
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Unformatted text preview: probability already). • Need to know: o How many are in the trial (trial size = n) o Probability of a success (p) Poisson • Finding the probability that something will occur over time (or over a square area) • Discrete possible outcomes • Need to know: o Average number of occurrences YouTube videos AND a handout will be posted on how to complete these....
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  • Normal Distribution, Probability distribution, Probability theory, Discrete probability distribution, Continuous probability distribution

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