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    Acme Airlines - Probability that 12 or fewer passengers holding reservations will actually show up for the flight

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    Acme Airlines flies airplanes that seat 12 passengers. From experience, they have learned that, on average, 80% of the passengers holding reservations for a particular flight actually show up for the flight. If they book 13 passengers for a flight, what is the probability that 12 or fewer passengers holding reservations will actually show up for the flight?

    a. less than 90%
    b. between 90 and 95%, inclusive
    c. more than 95%
    d. cannot be determined from information given

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    Explains and provides answers to a multiple choice question on probability. The problem illustrates how binomial distribution is used to answer such questions.

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