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## What are the 4 requirements for binomial distribution?

The four requirements are:

- each observation falls into one of two categories called a success or failure.
- there is a fixed number of observations.
- the observations are all independent.
- the probability of success (p) for each observation is the same – equally likely.

## What are the 4 requirements that are required for an experiment to be considered to be a binomial experiment?

Requirements of Binomial Probability Distributions 1) The experiment has a fixed number of trials (n), where each trials is independent of the other trails. 3) The probability of success is the same for each trial. in all trials. 4) The random variable x counts the number of successful trials.

## What are the 4 requirements needed to be a geometric distribution?

Geometric: has a fixed number of successes (ONE…the FIRST) and counts the number of trials needed to obtain that first success….

- flip a coin UNTIL you get a head.
- roll a die UNTIL you get a 3.
- attempt a three-point shot in basketball UNTIL you make a basket.

## What assumptions must be met for a binomial distribution to be applied?

The underlying assumptions of the binomial distribution are that there is only one outcome for each trial, that each trial has the same probability of success, and that each trial is mutually exclusive or independent of one another.

## What are the requirements for a normal distribution?

A normal distribution is the proper term for a probability bell curve. In a normal distribution the mean is zero and the standard deviation is 1. It has zero skew and a kurtosis of 3. Normal distributions are symmetrical, but not all symmetrical distributions are normal.

## How do you determine if it is a binomial experiment?

We have a binomial experiment if ALL of the following four conditions are satisfied:

- The experiment consists of n identical trials.
- Each trial results in one of the two outcomes, called success and failure.
- The probability of success, denoted p, remains the same from trial to trial.
- The n trials are independent.

## How do you solve a binomial experiment?

How to Work a Binomial Distribution Formula: Example 2

- Step 1: Identify ‘n’ from the problem.
- Step 2: Identify ‘X’ from the problem.
- Step 3: Work the first part of the formula.
- Step 4: Find p and q.
- Step 5: Work the second part of the formula.
- Step 6: Work the third part of the formula.

## What is the CDF of a geometric distribution?

y = geocdf(x,p) returns the cumulative distribution function (cdf) of the geometric distribution at each value in x using the corresponding probabilities in p . x and p can be vectors, matrices, or multidimensional arrays that all have the same size.

## What are the four properties of a normal distribution?

Characteristics of Normal Distribution Here, we see the four characteristics of a normal distribution. Normal distributions are symmetric, unimodal, and asymptotic, and the mean, median, and mode are all equal.

## What are the four requirements for binomial distribution?

Each trial can have only two outcomes or outcomes that can be reduced to two outcomes. These outcomes can be considered as either success or failure. 2. There must be a fixed number of trials. 3. The outcomes of each trial must be independent of each other. 4. The probability of a success must remain the same for each trial.

## What happens if the key outcome is binomial?

If the key outcome is odd or even the distribution is binomial with equal probabilities for the two outcomes. Thus, depending on the outcome of interest the distribution may or may not be binomial and, even when it is binomial, it can have different parameters and therefore different shapes.

## Is the variance of the binomial distribution equal to P?

varianceis equal to p(1-p). By the addition properties for independent random variables, the mean and variance of the binomial distribution are equal to the sum of the means and variances of the nindependent Zvariables, so

## When do you use binomial distribution for independent events?

Remember, binomial is for independent events where the likelihood of each event occurring is the same as the others. If you sample without replacing, you’re affecting the likelihood of independence.