# Probability - expected value

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Probability Distributions; Expected Values

1. Suppose 5 apples in a barrel of 25 apples are known to be rotten.

a. Draw a histogram for the number of rotten apples in a sample of 2 apples.

b. What is the expected number of rotten apples in a sample of 2 apples?

See the attached file.

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#### Solution Summary

The solution draws a histogram and calculates the expected value.

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