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 Name: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution ID: m17108 Language: English (en) Summary: This module provides further practice with topics of Geometric Distribution in Statistics. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: elementary, statistics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.17 (history) First publication date: Jun 26, 2008 11:58 pm -0500 Last revision to module: May 27, 2012 12:41 pm -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.17 May 27, 2012 12:41 pm -0500 by Changes: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution: Updated notation. Version: 1.16 May 23, 2012 4:44 am -0500 by Changes: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution: Changed the problem. Version: 1.15 May 23, 2012 4:43 am -0500 by Changes: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution; Changed "Objectives" to "Outcomes." Version: 1.14 May 22, 2012 4:11 pm -0500 by Changes: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution: Took out 0 from 0, 1, 2 ... and took out the row with 0 in it from the table. Version: 1.13 Mar 15, 2012 7:18 pm -0500 by Changes: Module: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution: Rewrote the statement of the problem to make it clearer. Version: 1.12 Feb 18, 2009 7:37 pm -0600 by Changes: Upconverted and added appropriate class attribute. Version: 1.11 Jan 22, 2009 9:16 am -0600 by Changes: Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution: In the table, change X to x. Version: 1.10 Oct 27, 2008 2:25 pm -0500 by Changes: roles updated Version: 1.9 Aug 21, 2008 11:16 am -0500 by Changes: added handouts and links Version: 1.8 Aug 15, 2008 2:09 pm -0500 by Changes: uploaded handouts Version: 1.7 Jul 31, 2008 10:34 am -0500 by Changes: removed draft note Version: 1.6 Jul 31, 2008 10:27 am -0500 by Changes: removed draft note Version: 1.5 Jul 9, 2008 4:12 am -0500 by Changes: Post review edits Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:06 pm -0500 by Changes: post review edits Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:28 pm -0500 by Changes: post review updates Version: 1.2 Jun 30, 2008 11:28 pm -0500 by Changes: Updated for consistency within collection Version: 1.1 Jun 27, 2008 12:40 am -0500 by Changes: Initial publication

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