Teacher guide Binomial distribution

TLF ID M014002

This is a teacher resource for the binomial distribution consisting of a website and a PDF with identical content. It contains discussion of Bernoulli trials and the mean and variance of the binomial distribution. It provides examples of where the binomial distribution is applicable.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource that supports the teaching of the binomial distribution and related content of Mathematical Methods.
  • The content of the resource enables teachers to become familiar with the fundamental ideas of the binomial theorem and provides interesting examples of how it can be applied. It is a useful resource that provides an example of an important discrete probability distribution and provides background for further study in this area.
  • It is particularly relevant for the topic Discrete random variables of the Australian Curriculum subject Mathematical Methods.
Year level

11; 12

Learning area
  • Mathematics

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  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
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  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
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  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.