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A Level Mathematics Syllabus Statement

Statistical distributions

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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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.

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