One-son Policy
by Steve Phelps
| 3 Questions
Note from the author:
AP Statistics
This is a simulation of the "One-Son Policy." To control a countries population, the leaders decide to allow families to continue to have children until they have a son. Under this policy, some families may only have one child. Other families may have many children. In the simulation, we simulate the number of children in 100 families.
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1 pt
What kind of probability model would best describe this scenario?
1 pt
Estimate the median number of children a family will have.
1 pt
How will the mean number of children in a family compare to the median number of children found in #2?
The mean will be greater than the median
The mean will be less than the median
The mean will be equal to the median
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