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AP Statistics
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Chapter 8 Reading Notes
Chapter 8: The Binomial & Geometric Distributions
Key Vocabulary:
binomial setting
binomial random variable
binomial distribution
B(n, p)
probability distribution function
cumulative distribu
Activity 1: Roll the die 10 times and count the number of times you roll a 2.
Binomial
Activity 2: Roll the die until you roll a two. Count the number of rolls it took.
NotBinomialsincethereisnota
fixednumberoftrials(rolls)
8.2GeometricDistributions
Geome
8.60
(a) 0.9313
8.62
Simulation; answers will vary.
8.64
(a) 0.0249
(d) 0.51076
(e)
8.66
(b) X = 2.4; X = 1.3856
(b) 0.0381
(c) 0.4417
(c) 0.99998
(f)
0.0628. Even though there is only about 3.28% chance of
observing five or more customers who purchase
st