Calculating Binomial Probability: Formula & Examples


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If the probability of success is 0.4, what is the probability of failure?

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1. Calculate the binomial coefficient of 3 take 2.

2. If a fair coin is tossed 50 times, what is the probability that we will have exactly 10 heads? The probability of a head is p = .5.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To be considered binomial probabilities, a probability must meet three characteristics. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of how to identify and solve binomial probabilities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assets will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding what three characteristics make up binomial probabilities
  • Solving practice problems using binomial probabilities
  • Determining if a problem suits binomial probabilities

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on binomial probabilities
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving binomial probabilities
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what characteristics binomial probabilities have

Additional Learning

Ensure you understand binomial probabilities by reviewing the lesson called Calculating Binomial Probability: Formula and Examples. This lesson will cover the following:

  • Providing a background explanation of what you need to know to determine probability
  • Explaining binomial probabilities and what characteristics they have
  • Providing practice problems for solving probabilities and identifying binomial probabilities