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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...

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

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

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