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Measures of Centre of Discrete Random Distribution

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Consider the table.

$x$x $0$0 $1$1 $2$2 $3$3 $4$4
$P$P$($($X=x$X=x$)$) $0.1$0.1 $0.45$0.45 $0.15$0.15 $0.05$0.05 $0.25$0.25
a

Does the table represent a discrete probability distribution?

Yes

A

No

B

Yes

A

No

B
b

What is the most likely outcome for the random variable $X$X?

c

Calculate $E\left(X\right)$E(X).

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Consider the probability distribution table shown for the random variable $X$X.

Consider the probability distribution table shown for the random variable $X$X.

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Investigate situations that involve elements of chance: A calculating probabilities of independent, combined, and conditional events B calculating and interpreting expected values and standard deviations of discrete random variables C applying distributions such as the Poisson, binomial, and normal

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Apply probability distributions in solving problems

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