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The effect of changing p on a Binomial Distribution

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

This instructional task shows the user how to set up a slider in a Data & Statistics application to vary the probability of a success, p, of a standard binomial question.

Before the Activity

Basic understanding of binomial distributions & graphs is assumed as this task investigates the effect of changing the value of the parameter, p.

During the Activity

This is a "How to" create a slider to demonstrate the effect of changing the value of p in the binomial distribution. The pdf file gives the instructions whilst the tns file allows the user to test the slider on the handheld.