Hypergeometric Distribution

Hypergeometric Distribution Definition:

When you randomly select from A items and B items, and want to know the probability of the selecting an exact amount of A items and B items.

  • Population
  • 2 types of objects
  • Objects must be distinct
  • Population of A + Population of B = Total Population

Hypergeometric Distribution Formula:

hypergeometric distribution formula is P(X) = (aCx*bC(n-x))/((a+b)Cn)

Learn how to do Hypergeometric Distributions on your ccalculatorat: Hypergeometric Distribution TI-84 | TI-83 Example.

Last Modified on October 24, 2014 by JoeStat


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