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A gambler goes to a mathematics conference & is enticed to play some of the games the mathematicians have created. Game A: Let X = value of a binomial distribution with n = 10 p = .3 The gambler wins this game if X >= 4. Game B: Let Y = value of a Poisson distribution with lambda = 3 The gambler wins this game if Y >= 4. What are the approx. probabilities that the gambler will win game A, game B.
  • 36%, 77%
  • 50%, 48%
  • 65%, 32%
  • 15%, 18%
  • 35%, 35%
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
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    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998