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Problems Involving a Binomial Distribution

About 30% of adults in United States have college degree.
(probability that person has college degree is p = 0.30).

If N adults are randomly selected, find probabilities that

1) exactly X out of selected N adults have college degree
2) less than X out of selected N adults have college degree
3) greater than X out of selected N adults have college degree

Choose your numbers for N and X (portion of N).

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Let N = 10 and X = 3.

1) The probability that exactly 3 out of 10 selected adults have a college ...

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We compute some probabilities involving a binomial distribution.

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