# Choosing which types of Distribution

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1. Nov 4, 2012

### theking7119

Given the following distributions I have to choose which one to use under the given scenario.

Distributions
- Binomial
- Poisson
- Pascal
- Multinomial
- Hypergeometric
- Normal (z distribution)

Scenarios:
a. I love snickers so I pull candy from the bag and immediately putting the candy
back in the bag until I have pulled out a snickers 6 times.
b. To check to see if all of my students are following along and learning at a
reasonable rate, I compare the variance of my classes’ exam grades against the
population variance of exam grades in statistics.
c. If I want to pull candy out of the bag and immediately put the candy back in the
back after observing what type of candy was pulled out. Assume the bag of candy
has snickers, kit-kats, and milky ways in it.
d. To check to see if all of my students are following along and learning at a
reasonable rate relative to other stats classes, I compare the variance of my