# Probability Distributions

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1. A small bag of Skittles candies has the following assortment: red (12), blue (5), orange (15), brown (0), green (16), and yellow (7). Construct the probability distribution for x. X is color; so the p(green) = 16/n, where n is the total count, and so on...

2. Find the mean and standard deviation of the following probability distribution:

x 1 2 3

P(x) 0.4 0.25 0.35

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#### Solution Summary

This solution explains how to construct a probability distribution based on color of skittles and how to calculate the variance and standard deviation of a probability distribution.

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