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Probability of Side Effects of Anesthetics

Anesthesia question (I prefer you do not use the Student t test nor Chi-square)

A side effect of a certain anesthetic used in surgery is the hiccups, which occurs in about 10% of the cases. If three patients are scheduled for surgery today and are to be administered this anesthetic, compute the probability that:

a. All three get hiccups
b. None get hiccups
c. At least one gets hiccups

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