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Topic: Help with probability&stat problem
Replies: 47   Last Post: Jun 16, 2007 4:32 AM

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 Jack Tomsky Posts: 1,835 Registered: 12/18/04
Re: Help with probability&stat problem
Posted: Jun 11, 2007 11:08 PM

> Jack Tomsky´s evaluation is WRONG. Correct z = 2.0261
> and p=0.9786. The EXACT METHOD (by binomial terms
> summation) gives p(EXACT) = 0.9752864841
> Licas
>
>
> I wrote
> *** Jack Tomsky´s evaluation is WRONG. Correct z =
> 2.0261 and p=0.9786. The EXACT METHOD (by binomial
> terms summation) gives p(EXACT) = 0.9752864841
> Licas***
>
> Jack Tomsky wrote:
>
> So you confirm that my binomial calculation of 0.9753
> was correct.Jack
>
> ******************************************
> My response
>
> NO. The ONLY thing that it is proved is that Jack
> Tomsky DO NOT KNOW how to use the normal
> approximation to evaluate p(X<=30) when X has a
> binomial distribution
> THEREFORE
> elementary point in Statistics.
> ******************************************
> Licas

And I advise Afonso not to use an approximation when there exists a simple exact result.

Jack

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