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 Name: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 1: Discrete Distributions ID: m16830 Language: English (en) Summary: This module provides students an opportunity to practice applying concepts related to discrete distributions. This practice exercise asks students to calculate several values based on the data provided. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: discrete, distribution, elementary, probability, random, statistics, variable License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.14 (history) First publication date: May 30, 2008 4:06 pm -0500 Last revision to module: May 27, 2012 12:28 pm -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.14 May 27, 2012 12:28 pm -0500 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Practice 1: Discrete Distributions: Updated notation.` Version: 1.13 May 23, 2012 5:08 am -0500 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Practice 1: Discrete Distributions: Changed "Objectives" to "Outcomes" and changed "investigate" to "analyze."` Version: 1.12 Feb 18, 2009 7:31 pm -0600 by Changes: `Upconverted and added appropriate class attribute.` Version: 1.11 Jan 22, 2009 8:38 am -0600 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Practice 1: Discrete Distributions: Changed X to lower case x in table.` Version: 1.10 Jan 21, 2009 6:25 pm -0600 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Practice 1: Discrete Distributions: in the 2nd bullet, changed "that many" to x.` Version: 1.9 Oct 27, 2008 2:16 pm -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.8 Aug 15, 2008 2:09 pm -0500 by Changes: `uploaded handouts` Version: 1.7 Jul 31, 2008 10:54 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.6 Jul 9, 2008 4:16 pm -0500 by Changes: ```table corrections ``` Version: 1.5 Jul 8, 2008 5:58 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.4 Jul 7, 2008 12:34 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.3 Jun 30, 2008 11:19 pm -0500 by Changes: `Updated for consistency within collection` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:26 am -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 1:06 am -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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