In problems 1 and 2, indicate whether a binomial distribution is a reasonable probability model for the random variable X. Give your reasons in each case.
1. The pool of potential jurors for a murder case contains 100 persons chosen at random from the adult residents of a large city. Each person in the pool is asked whether he or she opposes the death penalty. X is the number who say, "Yes."
2. Joey buys a Virginia lottery ticket every week. X is the number of times in a year that he wins a prize.
1. Yes, the binomial distribution is appropriate in this case because the probability whether a person supports or opposes the death penalty (0.5 ...
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