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    Binomial Probability Distribution

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    The Complaints Department of a popular used car dealer receives most complaints about the electrical system, particularly the starter. The department sent questionnaires to 300 owners of two-year-old, used, full-sized vehicles. The survey showed 15% of the owners had trouble with the starter. Based on the result of the survey, what is the probability that, in a sample of 12 owners,

    A) exactly two owners will have starter problems.
    B) at least one owner will have starter problems.

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    This is binomial distribution
    p= probability that there is starter problem= 15%
    q=1-p= probability ...

    Solution Summary

    Probability calculations are carried out using Binomial Probability Distribution.