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    Binomial Law help

    How to use the binomial law on this ?


    P(Y<12 l p=1/2) ??? The answer is suppose to be
    1-0.868 =0.132


    Can someone explain plsssss
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    Re: Binomial Law help

    Hey steelmaste.

    For a distribution, you need to give a number of trials [i.e. an N parameter].

    After that you can use the fact that P(X < a) = 1 - P(X >= a) since P(X < a) + P(X >= a) = 1 since all combinations are taken into account.
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