So the problem gives a binomial random variable X with parameters n=5 and p=0.25 and ask for the probability P(X=1.5). The binomial probability mass function is defined only for integers. Should i approximate using the normal distribution or the poisson?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Homework Help: Binomial Random Variable With Non-Integer value

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