How to Apply Discrete Probability Concepts to Problem Solving


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What is data that cannot be divided, is distinct, and can only occur in certain values?

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1. What is the probability related to discrete data?

2. If the probability of a customer entering a store and purchasing a spoon tie is 35%, then what is the expected value of customers purchasing a spoon tie if 79 enter the store?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools will examine your awareness of discrete data's definition, its related probability and expected values.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More particularly you will be quizzed on the:

  • Name of the data that is distinct and can only occur in a certain value
  • Probability related to discrete data
  • Number of successful outcomes expected in an experiment
  • Expected value formula
  • Variable that represents the number of trials when solving the expected value formula

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as expected value and discrete data
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of probability in statistics
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the expected value formula

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about discrete probability concepts? Check out the related lesson called How to Apply Discrete Probability Concepts to Problem Solving. The lesson covers:

  • Understanding discrete probability
  • Properties of probability
  • The application of the expected value formula
  • Realistic applications of discrete data