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? asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 1 month ago

Binomial Distribution question help?

side effects 9% of those who take it. Among 10 people taking this drug, what is the probability that exactly 2 people will experience adverse side effects?

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2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    If two people suffer side effects then eight don't

    As the ten people are independent then we have:

    (0.09)² x (0.91)⁸...which is only one possible combination

    Choosing two from 10 we have 10C2 combinations in total

    Hence, 10C2 x (0.09)² x (0.91)⁸ => 0.171


  • alex
    Lv 7
    1 month ago


    X~Bi(n,p)P(X=r) = (nCr)* (p^r)*(1-p)^(n-r)

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