M math951 Jul 2015 559 14 United States Thursday at 2:56 PM #1 For which values of P will the p.m.f. of the Bin(n,p) distribution have its maximum at n? I suspect low values of p will have its maximum at n. How can I prove this? I can show you a specific example, such as rolling a die 10 times, p=1/6. But that is just a specific example.

For which values of P will the p.m.f. of the Bin(n,p) distribution have its maximum at n? I suspect low values of p will have its maximum at n. How can I prove this? I can show you a specific example, such as rolling a die 10 times, p=1/6. But that is just a specific example.

romsek MHF Helper Nov 2013 6,640 2,989 California Thursday at 6:01 PM #2 consider looking at the ratio of adjacent values of k. same thing with your Poisson distribution problem.

consider looking at the ratio of adjacent values of k. same thing with your Poisson distribution problem.