Suppose a baseball player had 219 hits in a season. In the given probability distribution, the random variable X represents the number of hits the player obtained in a game.

x

0

1

2

3

4

5

P(x)

0.0684

0.0684

0.4837

0.4837

0.2751

0.2751

0.1317

0.1317

0.0265

0.0265

0.0146

0.0146

Compute and interpret the mean of the random variable X.

(b) Compute the standard deviation of the random variable X.

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a) Mean = ∑ X*p(x) = 0* 0.0684 + 1 * 0.4837 + 2 * 0.2751 + 3 * 0.1317 + 4 * 0.0265 + 5 * 0.0146 =... View the full answer

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a) μ = 1 . 6 0 8... View the full answer

- a) The mean number of hits the player obtained in a game is 1.608
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- Apr 03, 2018 at 7:46pm