Given X is a binomial random variable with a mean of 4 and a variance of 4/3 .

Show that the maximum value of X is 6

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- Oct 11th 2008, 02:05 AMmathaddictprobability distribution
Given X is a binomial random variable with a mean of 4 and a variance of 4/3 .

Show that the maximum value of X is 6 - Oct 11th 2008, 02:47 AMbadgerigar
A binomial distribution with parameters n and p has mean np and variance np(1-p). This gives you 2 simultaneous equations for n and p. Once you have them, there should be no problem with the maximum value.