# Binomial & Normal Probabilities

Not what you're looking for?

1. CNBA basketball player Steve Swoopes scores on 85% of his foul shots. If he gets eight foul shots during a game, what is the probability that he will score on exactly seven of them?

2. A manufacturing company uses a binomial distribution to predict the number of defective units among its products. What is a "success" in this probability model?

3. Find the mean of a set of data with a standard deviation of 4, given that a value of 73 has a z-score of 1.5 .

4. A class of 150 students took a final exam in mathematics. The mean score was 72 and the standard deviation was 15. Determine the percentage of scores that are less than 89, assuming that the marks were normally distributed.

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of binomial and normal probabilities. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

##### Solution Preview

Please see the attachment.

1. CNBA basketball player Steve Swoopes scores on 85% of his foul shots. If he gets eight foul shots during a game, what is the probability that he will score on exactly seven of them?

Answer

Let X be the number of foul shots Steve Swoopes scores. Clearly X is binomial with n = 8 and p = 0.85. The probability mass function binomial variable is given by .The probability for different values of x are given below.

...

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.

##### Know Your Statistical Concepts

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.