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Normal Binomial Distribution

Normal Binomial Distribution

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Psyc 235:Introduction toStatistics
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http://www.psych.uiuc.edu/~jrfinley/p235/ 
 
Independent vs.Dependent Events
Independent Events: unrelated events thatintersect at chance levels given relativeprobabilities of each event
Dependent Events: events that are relatedin some way
So... how to tell if two events areindependent or dependent?
Look at the INTERSECTION: P(A
B)
if P(A
B) = P(A)*P(B) --> independent
if P(A
B)
P(A)*P(B) --> dependent
 
Random Variables
Random Variable:
variable that takes on a particularnumerical value based on outcome of arandom experiment
Random Experiment
(aka Random Phenomenon):
trial that will result in one of severalpossible outcomes
can’t predict outcome of any specific trial
can
predict pattern in the LONG RUN

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