Number of Girls x P(x) 0.004 0.031 0.109 0.219 0.273 0.219 0.109 0.031 0.004

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Mean and Standard Deviation Find the mean and standard deviation for the numbers of girls in 8 births.

Number of
Girls x
P(x)
0.004
0.031
0.109
0.219
0.273
0.219
0.109
0.031
0.004
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Number of Girls x P(x) 0.004 0.031 0.109 0.219 0.273 0.219 0.109 0.031 0.004

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