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    Using approximation to find the binominal with a correction for continuity

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    Suppose that 13% of the population of the U.S. is left-handed. If a random sample of 180 people from the U.S. is chosen, approximate the probability that fewer than 26 are left-handed. Use the normal approximation to the binomial with a correction for continuity.

    Round your answer to at least three decimal places. Do not round any intermediate steps.

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    Denote by X the number of left-handed people among 180 people. We know that X follows binomial distribution with ...

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