Unformatted text preview: BIOL 2300 ‐001 Name:________________________________ HOMEWORK #2 DUE: Monday, Sept 21, 2009 ID:____________________________ Imagine that 2% of the population has Swine Flu. If you were to contact ten people at random, what is the probability that exactly three of these people had the Swine Flu? Please use the binomial distribution formula to calculate the answer. n! 10! Note: the binomial coefficient that you need is nCj = = = 120 j!( n − j )! 3!(10 − 3)! For full credit you will show all work. € € ...
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- Binomial Distribution formula