# Probability

Lead Author(s): **Kelly Cline**

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These questions explore basic concepts of probability analysis, like events, binomial distributions and discrete vs. continuous random variables and more.

Consider the following experiment. On a Friday night, a highway patrol officer sets up a roadblock and stops 100 drivers. A given driver is considered a success if he or she is wearing a seat belt; the driver is considered a failure otherwise. Can we consider this experiment a binomial experiment?

Yes

No

Consider the following experiment. A particular car club has 100 members, 70 of which regularly wear their seat belts and 30 of which do not. Ten of these members are selected at random without replacement as they leave a car show. A given driver is considered a success if he or she is wearing a seat belt. The driver is considered a failure otherwise. Can we consider this experiment a binomial experiment?

Yes

No