**WEEK 4: DISCRETE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS****Lesson Overview**

In this lesson we will be studying Discrete Probability Distributions and how to use excel to compute them.**Students will be able to:**- Discuss random variables from both a discrete and a continuous perspective
- Construct a discrete probability distribution
- Find the mean, variance, standard deviation and expected value of a discrete probability distribution
- Solve for probabilities, mean, variance, and standard deviation of a binomial distribution
**In this lesson, we will discuss:** - Discrete Probability Distributions
**Key Learning Concepts** - Explain the use and misuse of statistical concepts.
- Apply probability distributions to real world problems.
**The following activities and assessments need to be completed this week:** - Reading: Understanding Basic Statistics Chapter 6
- Forum 4 – Binomial
- Homework 4 in WebAssign
- Quiz 2 in WebAssign and complete the critique in the Assignment Link .

Chapter 6 **This reading corresponds to the following course objectives:**CO-1. Explain the use and misuse of statistical concepts.CO-4. Apply probability distributions to real world problems.

**Assignments, Tests & Quizzes**

Homework 4 will be completed in WebAssign. WebAssign is interactive and will assist the students in learning the course objectives for the week.**This assignment corresponds to the following course objectives:**- Apply the use and misuse of elementary statistical concepts.
- Solve basic probability problems.
- Apply concepts of probability distributions to real world problems.
**Quiz – Quiz 2 week 4**Quiz 2 Week 4 will be completed in WebAssign.After taking your quiz, go to assignments, Quiz 2 critique and write what you missed. If you did not miss anything then state that you understood everything or that you made a 100. This will need to be completed before your grade is posted.**This assessment corresponds to the following course objectives:** - Explain the use and misuse of statistical concepts.
- Apply probability distributions to real world problems.