Loading

Module 1: Binomial distribution

Notes
Study Reminders
Support
Text Version

The mean and variance of a binomial random variable

Set your study reminders

We will email you at these times to remind you to study.
  • Monday

    -

    7am

    +

    Tuesday

    -

    7am

    +

    Wednesday

    -

    7am

    +

    Thursday

    -

    7am

    +

    Friday

    -

    7am

    +

    Saturday

    -

    7am

    +

    Sunday

    -

    7am

    +

XSIQ
*

Intermediate Mathematics - The mean and variance of a binomial random
variable

The mean and variance of a binomial random variable

Now view the basketball video and answer the questions provided.

On average a basketballer, Karen, shoots 9 goals from 12 free throw shots.
But she will not always shoot 9 goals from 12 free throw shots. How wide a
range will she shoot from 12 free throw shots, in general? Calculate the
range of goals within which she shoots 95 per cent of the time.

Previous | Next