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1

What is a variable?

A quantity whose value changes.

2

What do you call a value that is found through counting?

A discrete value.

3

What do you call a value that is found through measurements?

Continuous variable

4

What do you call a variable is the outcome (numerical) of a random phenomenon?

A random variable.

5

What does n represent in the binomial distribution formula?

number of trials

6

What does x represent in the binomial distribution formula?

total number of "successes" say how many times a student passes an exam vs fails it

7

What does the P represent in the binomial distribution formula?

The probability of success.

8

What does the b represent in the binomial distribution formula?

The binomial probability.

9

What does the q represent in the binomial distribution formula?

The probability of failure (so 1-p)

10

What does X represent in the binomial distribution formula?

It represents the number of successes in (X=x)

11

What does m represent in finding the z score?

mean

12

What does the x represent in finding the z score?

number of values

13

What does the greek symbol represent in finding the z score?

it means the standard deviation