# Distribution of the variate Y

• May 4th 2009, 05:26 AM
Stats
Distribution of the variate Y
It X is binomially distributed with parameters n and p , what can you say about the distribution of variate
$
Y_n = \frac{X-np}{\sqrt{npq}} \; \; as \qquad n \to \infty
$
• May 4th 2009, 03:46 PM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by Stats
It X is binomially distributed with parameters n and p , what can you say about the distribution of variate
$
Y_n = \frac{X-np}{\sqrt{npq}} \; \; as \qquad n \to \infty
$

Have you heard of the normal approximation to the binomial distribution?