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The probability of peas with green pods

The accompanying table describes results from eight offspring peas. The random variable x represents the number of offspring peas with green pods.

Table
Probabilities of Numbers of Peas with
Green Pods Among 8 Offspring Peas

x(Number of Peas with Green Pods) P(x)
0 0+
1 0+
2 0.001
3 0.026
4 0.067
5 0.188
6 0.331
7 0.283
8 0.104

a) Find the probability of getting exactly 7 peas with green pods. Type an integer or a decimal
b) Find the probability of getting 7 or more peas with green pods. Type an integer or a decimal
c) Which probability is relevant for determining whether 7 is an unusually high number of peas with green pods, the result from a part (a) or part (b)?
d) Is 7 an unusually high number of peas with green pods.? Why or why not?

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Thanks for letting me work on your post. Here is my explanation:

a) This is a probability distribution. when x = 7, P(x = 7) =0.283. ...

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