ERIC Number: EJ656498
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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A Unifying Probability Example.
Maruszewski, Richard F., Jr.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v36 n3 p213-17 Fall 2002
Presents an example from probability and statistics that ties together several topics including the mean and variance of a discrete random variable, the binomial distribution and its particular mean and variance, the sum of independent random variables, the mean and variance of the sum, and the central limit theorem. Uses Excel to illustrate these ideas. (KHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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