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Comment on each of the following statements using the appropriate probabilities:

a. "If a bomber pilot has a

2% chance of being shot down on a given mission, a pilot flying 50 missions will be shot down with certainty."

b. "The probability that a given helicopter remains operable in a 3-hour desert sandstorm is 0.90. Therefore, the probability of successfully carrying out a 6-helicopter mission, if only 6 helicopters are available and such a storm occurs, equals 0.54."

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