# Approximation to Binomial Distribution

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If np â‰¥ 5 and nq â‰¥ 5 estimate P (fewer than 2) with n= 13 and p= 0.4 by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution if np < 5 or nq <5 then state that the normal approximation is not suitable.

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P ( fewer than 2)=

The normal approximation is not suitable

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#### Solution Summary

The solution gives detailed steps on calculating the probability using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution.

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