Can you create random variables satisfying certain conditions?

When is an experiment described by the binomial distribution? Why do we need both the condition about independence and the one about constant probability?

Are these scenarios described by the binomial distribution?

How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed?

This article, for students and teachers, is mainly about probability, the mathematical way of looking at random chance.

When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the code used by the computer?

Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

This article offers an advanced perspective on random variables for the interested reader.

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.