1.5 An Introduction to the Binomial Distribution

An introduction to the binomial distribution. I discuss the conditions required for a random variable to have a binomial distribution, discuss the binomial probability mass function and the mean and variance, and look at two examples involving probability calculations. The … Watch the Video

1.6 Binomial/Not Binomial: Some Examples

I work through a few word problems. For some the random variable has a binomial distribution, for others it does not. I hope to illustrate when the binomial distribution is appropriate, and when it is not. This video is inspired … Watch the Video

1.8 An Introduction to the Hypergeometric Distribution

An introduction to the hypergeometric distribution. I briefly discuss the difference between sampling with replacement and sampling without replacement. I describe the conditions required for the hypergeometric distribution to hold, discuss the formula, and work through 2 simple examples. I … Watch the Video

1.9 An Introduction to the Poisson Distribution

A brief introduction to the Poisson distribution. I discuss the conditions required for the Poisson distribution to hold, discuss the formula, and look at a simple example. I end off with a brief discussion of the relationship between the binomial … Watch the Video