Mean & Standard Deviation of a Binomial Random Variable: Formula & Example

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What is the formula for the standard deviation of a binomial random variable?

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1. What is the number of successes in a binomial experiment called?

2. What is the number of successful outcomes expected in an experiment called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the formulas for mean and standard deviation of a binomial random variable by taking this quiz. You will also need to answer questions involving experiments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself to answer questions about:

  • Formulas related to binomial random variables
  • An experiment with a fixed number of trials
  • Successes in experiments

Skills Practiced

By working on this quiz you will also be improving the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main concepts, such as the number of successes in a binomial experiment and the number of successful outcomes expected in an experiment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for the degree that variables differ from the mean
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve an expected value and standard deviation practice problem

Additional Learning

You can continue learning more about this subject by studying the lesson that accompanies this quiz, entitled Mean & Standard Deviation of a Binomial Random Variable: Formula & Example. Some of the information covered by this lesson includes:

  • Important variables in binomial experiments
  • Information you might want to know before conducting a binomial experiment
  • How to conduct a binomial experiment
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