Mr Rogers AP Statistics

Discrete Distribution Dice Game Problem

A dice game pays a player $5 for rolling a 3 or 5with a single die. The player must pay $2 for rolling anything else. What is the mean and standard deviation of the distribution. Draw the distribution. *



* The numbers in this problem were taken from Prer for the AP Exam Guide for Yates, Moore, and Starnes's Practice of Statistics, #30, Exam 4, 2003