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Solution 35011: Calculating a Geometric Distribution on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition Graphing Calculator.

How do I calculate a Geometric Distribution on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator?

The example below will demonstrate how to use the Geometric Distribution command on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition.

Assume that 40 percent of a large lot of electrical components are from the T9T company. With components being selected at random, what is the probability that the components from T9T will be selected on a 3rd pic?

• Press [2nd][DIST]
• Arrow down until E:geometpdf( is selected

• Input (p:.4) and (x value:3) then select (paste)

• Press [ENTER] twice.

Please see the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition guidebook for additional information.