Binomial Probability part 1

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Taught by kimhansel10
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the concept of binomial probability is explained through the example of selecting six random families from a community and finding the probability of four out of six families watching TV during dinner. The instructor breaks down the problem into different scenarios and uses combinations and probability calculations to arrive at the answer of 32%. The lesson ends with a similar problem for the viewers to solve on their own.

Lesson Description:

This is a simple binomial probability problem.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is binomial probability?
  • If 62% of families watch TV during dinner, what is the probability that 4 of 6 families selected at random watch TV at dinner?
  • How do you find the probability of an event using binomial probability?
  • What are all possibilities for six families watching TV?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    Binomial probability is explained with a common example problem. A fun video and song are used to motivate you as you work on the problems. The example is explained in a very clear and easy to understand way.
  • litlarcher

    • Currently 1.0/5 Stars.
    the video is simply a distraction to what could have been a strong video worth watching. extras like that aren't necessary - just teach the lesson.