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A six sided die is rolled 4 times. The number of 2's rolled is counted as a success.

- Construct a probability distribution for the random variable.

# of 2's |
P(X) |

- Would this be considered a binomial random variable?
- What is the probability that you will roll a die 4 times and get a 2 only once?

d) Is it unusual to get no 2s when rolling a die 4 times? Why or why not? Use probabilities to explain.

a) P(2) = 1/6

# of 2's Probability

0
(1 - 1/6)^{4} = 0.4823

1
4C1 * (1/6) * (5/6)^{3} = 0.3858

2
4C2 * (1/6)^{2} * (5/6)^{2} = 0.1157

3
4C3 * (1/6)^{3} * (5/6)^{1} = 0.0154

4
(1/6)^{4} = 0.0008

b) Yes this is a binomial distribution

c) P(X = 1) = 0.3858

d) P(X = 0) = 0.4823

Since probability is not less than 0.05 or greater than 0.95, this is not an unusual event. So it is not unusual to get no 2s when rolling a die 4 times

A six sided die is rolled 4 times. The number of 2's rolled is
counted as a success.
Construct a probability distribution for the random
variable.
# of 2's
P(X)
Would this be considered a binomial random variable?
What is the probability that you will roll a
die 4 times and get a 2 only once?
d Is it unusual to get no 2s when
rolling a die 4 times? Why or why not? Use probabilities to
explain.

Example 4: A fair six-sided die is rolled six times. If
the face numbered k is the outcome on roll k for k = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6 we say that a match has occurred. The experiment is called a
success if at least one match occurs during the six trials.
Otherwise, the experiment is called a failure. The outcome space is
O = {success, failure}. Let event A = {success}. Which value has
P(A)?
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