**MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS**

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**• NOTES FOR QUIZ 2**

“Standard Deviation Not Enough for [Eccentric]
Statistician” - PC paraphrasing of a headline from *The Onion* (July 26,
2000)

**BIG FILE: **Notes for Quiz 2 (see also
the Lesson 16 links below)

**SMALLER FILES (for faster
downloads):**

Lesson 13 (Section 4-6) : Counting (revised 2/25/08)

Lesson 14 (Section 5-2) : Random Variables

Lesson 15 (Section 5-3) : Binomial Distributions

**•
BINOMIAL HISTOGRAMS “HANDOUT”**

Binomial Distributions
(Produced with *Mathematica* and *Microsoft
Word* with *MathType*.)

Lesson 16 (Section 5-4) : Mean, VAR, and SD for Binomial Distributions

**•
MONTY HALL ANALYSIS!**

Math119MontyHallAnalysis.pdf
(for Section 4-3 on binomial probability distributions; not including results
from this semester)

**•
FUN WITH PASCAL'S TRIANGLE**

**QUINCUNX
("PLINKO") APPLETS AND SITES**

http://www.jcu.edu/math/isep/Quincunx/Quincunx.html** **(This applet's better.)

http://www.ms.uky.edu/~mai/java/stat/GaltonMachine.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bean_machine** **(Wikipedia article)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quincunx** **(Wikipedia article)

**The Beauty of
Pascal's Triangle**

http://www.mathsisfun.com/pascals-triangle.html

See also __Chaos
and Fractals__ by Peitgen, et al.

The Magic of Pascal's
Triangle (Plinko from *The Price is Right*
and Word Jumbles)

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