What is the probability that the fisherman will catch 3 fish outside the legal limits before catching the first one inside the limits?

4C3 p^3(1-p)

Correct?

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- April 22nd 2011, 06:28 PMdwsmithBinomial distribution.
What is the probability that the fisherman will catch 3 fish outside the legal limits before catching the first one inside the limits?

4C3 p^3(1-p)

Correct? - April 22nd 2011, 08:08 PMmr fantastic
- April 22nd 2011, 08:12 PMdwsmith
The first part is about continuous probability of a normal distribution. Then it ask what I posted. You only use the continuous information to obtain p and 1-p which I have. I have no idea what n is but the wording leads me to believe 4.

- April 22nd 2011, 08:16 PMmr fantastic