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    Determining Whether a Jury Selection Process Is Biased Assume that 12 jurors are randomly selected from a population in which 80% of the people are Mexican-Americans. Refer to Table 5-1 and find the indicated probability.
    a. Using the probability values in Table 5.1, find the probability value that should be used for determining whether the result of 11 Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors is usually high.
    b. Does the selection of 11 Mexican-American jurors suggested that the selection process favors Mexican-Americans? Why or why not?

    Table 5-1
    Probability Distribution: Probabilities of Numbers of Mexican-Americans on a Jury of 12, Assuming That Jurors are Randomly Selected from a Population in Which 80% of the Eligible People are Mexican-Americans.
    x (Mexican-Americans) P(x)
    0 0+
    1 0+
    2 0+
    3 0+
    4 0.001
    5 0.003
    6 0.016
    7 0.053
    8 0.133
    9 0.236
    10 0.283
    11 0.206
    12 0.069

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