Download presentation

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Published byOsborne Mason Modified over 3 years ago

1
Chapter 7 Discrete Distributions

2
Random Variable - A numerical variable whose value depends on the outcome of a chance experiment

3
Two types: Discrete – count of some random variable Continuous – measure of some random variable

4
Discrete Probability Distribution 1)Gives the probabilities associated with each possible x value 2)Usually displayed in a table, but can be displayed with a histogram or formula

5
Discrete probability distributions 3)For every possible x value, 0 < P(x) < 1. 4) For all values of x, P(x) = 1.

6
Suppose you toss 3 coins & record the number of heads. The random variable X defined as... Create a probability distribution. Create a probability histogram. The number of heads tossed X0123X0123 P(X).125.375.375.125

7
Let x be the number of courses for which a randomly selected student at a certain university is registered. X 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 P(X).02.03.09 ?.40.16.05 P(x = 4) = P(x < 4) = What is the probability that the student is registered for at least five courses? Why does this not start at zero?.25.14.39 P(x > 5) =.61

8
Formulas for mean & variance Found on formula card!

9
Let x be the number of courses for which a randomly selected student at a certain university is registered. X1234567 P(X).02.03.09.25.40.16.05 What is the mean and standard deviations of this distribution? 4.66 & = 1.2018

10
Here’s a game: If a player rolls two dice and gets a sum of 2 or 12, he wins $20. If he gets a 7, he wins $5. The cost to roll the dice one time is $3. Is this game fair? A fair game is one where the cost to play EQUALS the expected value! X0520 P(X)7/91/61/18 NO, since = $1.944 which is less than it cost to play ($3).

11
Linear transformation of a random variable If x is a random variable, then the random variable y is defined by and The mean is changed by addition & multiplication! ONLY The standard deviation is ONLY changed by multiplication!

12
Let x be the number of gallons required to fill a propane tank. Suppose that the mean and standard deviation is 318 gal. and 42 gal., respectively. The company is considering the pricing model of a service charge of $50 plus $1.80 per gallon. Let y be the random variable of the amount billed. What is the mean and standard deviation for the amount billed? = $622.40 & = $75.60

13
Linear combinations Just add or subtract the means! add If independent, always add the variances!

14
A nationwide standardized exam consists of a multiple choice section and a free response section. For each section, the mean and standard deviation are reported to be meanSD MC386 FR307 If the test score is computed by adding the multiple choice and free response, then what is the mean and standard deviation of the test? 68 & = 9.2195

15
Special Discrete Distributions

16
Binomial Distribution B(n,p) 1.Each trial results in one of two mutually exclusive outcomes. (success/failure) 2.There are a fixed number of trials 3.Outcomes of different trials are independent 4.The probability that a trial results in success is the same for all trials The binomial random variable x is defined as the number of successes out of the fixed number

17
Are these binomial distributions? 1)Toss a coin 10 times and count the number of heads Yes 2)Deal 10 cards from a shuffled deck and count the number of red cards No, probability does not remain constant 3)Two parents with genes for O and A blood types and count the number of children with blood type O No, no fixed number

18
Binomial Formula: Where:

19
Out of 3 coins that are tossed, what is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads?

20
The number of inaccurate gauges in a group of four is a binomial random variable. If the probability of a defect gauge is 0.1, what is the probability that only 1 is defective? More than 1 is defective?

21
Calculator Binomialpdf(n,p,x) – this calculates the probability of a single binomial P(x = k) Binomialcdf(n,p,x) – this calculates the cumulative probabilities from P(0) to P(k) OR P(X < k)

22
A genetic trait of one family manifests itself in 25% of the offspring. If eight offspring are randomly selected, find the probability that the trait will appear in exactly three of them. At least 5?

23
In a certain county, 30% of the voters are Republicans. If ten voters are selected at random, find the probability that no more than six of them will be Republicans. B(10,.3) P(x < 6) = binomcdf(10,.3,6) =.9894 not What is the probability that at least 7 are not Republicans? P(x > 7) = 1 - binomcdf(10,.7,6) =.6496

24
Binomial formulas for mean and standard deviation

25
In a certain county, 30% of the voters are Republicans. How many Republicans would you expect in ten randomly selected voters? What is the standard deviation for this distribution? expect

26
In a certain county, 30% of the voters are Republicans. What is the probability that the number of Republicans out of 10 is within 1 standard deviation of the mean? B(10,.3) P(1.55 < x < 4.45) = binomcdf(10,.3,4) – binomcdf(10,.3,1) =.7004

27
Geometric Distributions: 1.There are two mutually exclusive outcomes 2.Each trial is independent of the others 3.The probability of success remains constant for each trial. The random variable x is the number of trials UNTIL the FIRST success occurs. So what are the possible values of X X 1234 How far will this go?... To infinity

28
The difference between binomial and geometric properties is that there is NOT a fixed number of trials in geometric distributions! Differences between binomial & geometric distributions

29
Binomial random variables start with 0 while geometric random variables start with 1 Other differences: Binomial distributions are finite, while geometric distributions are infinite

30
Geometric Formulas: Not on formula sheet – they will be given on quiz or test

31
Count the number of boys in a family of four children. Binomial: X01234 Count children until first son is born Geometric:... X1234... What are the values for these random variables?

32
Calculator geometpdf(p,x) – finds the geometric probability for P(X = k) Geometcdf(p,x) – finds the cumulative probability for P(X < k) No “n” because there is no fixed number!

33
What is the probability that the first son is the fourth child born? What is the probability that the first son born is at most the fourth child? What is the probability that the first son born is at least the third child?

34
A real estate agent shows a house to prospective buyers. The probability that the house will be sold to the person is 35%. What is the probability that the agent will sell the house to the third person she shows it to? How many prospective buyers does she expect to show the house to before someone buys the house? SD?

Similar presentations

OK

Copyright (C) 2002 Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 1 Understandable Statistics Seventh Edition By Brase and Brase Prepared by: Lynn Smith.

Copyright (C) 2002 Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 1 Understandable Statistics Seventh Edition By Brase and Brase Prepared by: Lynn Smith.

© 2018 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

To ensure the functioning of the site, we use **cookies**. We share information about your activities on the site with our partners and Google partners: social networks and companies engaged in advertising and web analytics. For more information, see the Privacy Policy and Google Privacy & Terms.
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.

Ads by Google

Ppt on tcp/ip protocols list Ppt on care of public property record Ppt on stars and solar system for class 8 Ppt on odisha cultures Ppt on fair and lovely Ppt on case study of microsoft Ppt on indian politics today Ppt on corporate salary package Uses of water for kids ppt on batteries Ppt on motivation for management students