Binomial and Poisson Random Variables



Before stating the fundamental principle of counting we give an example. Example 1. Assume that a restaurant offers five different specials and for each one of them you can pick either a salad or a soup. How many choices do you have? In this simple example we can just enumerate all the possibilities.


License Plate Binomial Coefficient Bernoulli Random Variable Fair Coin Poisson Random Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ColoradoColorado SpringsUSA

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