By the end of this chapter, the student should be able to:

- Recognize and understand discrete probability distribution functions, in general.
- Calculate and interpret expected values.
- Recognize the binomial probability distribution and apply it appropriately.
- Recognize the Poisson probability distribution and apply it appropriately (optional).
- Recognize the geometric probability distribution and apply it appropriately (optional).
- Recognize the hypergeometric probability distribution and apply it appropriately (optional).
- Classify discrete word problems by their distributions.

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