These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Understand and use simple, discrete probability distributions (calculation of mean and variance of discrete random variables is excluded), including the binomial distribution, as a model; calculate probabilities using the binomial distribution".
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This Binomial Distribution Video is from Revision Village and is aimed at students taking the IB Maths Standard level course.
If you use the TI-Nspire calculator you can find instructions for performing binomial distribution calculations on the GDC Essentials page.
Additional note: The so-called "Pascal’s triangle" was known to the Chinese mathematician Yang Hui much earlier than Pascal.
This Bicen Maths video clip shows everything you need to memorise on this topic for A Level Statistics.
If you use a TI-Nspire GDC there are instructions useful for this topic.
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