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Ron Larson
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Section ### Calculus: An Applied Approach (Min...

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Ron Larson
ISBN: 9781305860919
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# Using Probability Distributions In Exercises 15-18, sketch a graph of the probability distribution and find each probability. X 0 1 2 3 4 5 P(x) 0.041 0.189 0.247 0.326 0.159 0.038 (a) P ( x ≤   3 ) (b) P ( x   > 3 )

(a)

To determine

To graph: The probability distribution from the following distribution table shown below and find the probability P(x3).

x012345P(x)0.0410.1890.2470.3260.1590.038

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided table is,

x012345P(x)0.0410.1890.2470.3260.1590.038

Graph:

Consider the table,

x012345P(x)0.0410.1890.2470.3260.1590.038

Use the ti-83 graphing calculator to construct the graph to represent this probability distribution.

Step 1: Open the ti-83 graphing calculator.

Step 2: Press [STAT] [ENTER] key and enter the data in L1 and L2.

Step 3: Press the [2ND] and select “Y=”. Use the arrow keys and select the Plot 1:ON

Type: Select Bar Graph

Step 4: Press the [GRAPH] key.

The bar graph of the probability distribution obtained as,

Calculation:

Consider the table,

x012345P(x)0.0410.1890

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The value of the probability P(x>3) from the table in part (a).

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