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For the scenario below, determine if the experiment describes a geometric distribution. If it is not a geometric

setting, state why. If it is a geometric setting, describe:


Record the number of made shots a basketball player makes out of 10 attempts. 


a) the two outcomes

 

b) what constitutes one trial

 

c) the probability of success

 

d) Find and interpret the mean and standard deviation. 



For the scenario below, determine if the experiment describes a geometric distribution. If it is not a geometric setting, state why. If it is a geometric setting, describe:


Flip a coin until you observe a head.

 

a) the two outcomes

 

b) what constitutes one trial

 

c) the probability of success

 

d) Find and interpret the mean and standard deviation.

 

 

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No geometric, because there are a fixed number of trials. This is a binomial probability a) Two outcomes are 1) make the shot... View the full answer

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