# Question

According to a 2011 poll, 55% of Americans do not know that GOP stands for Grand Old Party

(Time, October 17, 2011). Suppose that this result is true for the current population of Americans.

a. Let x be a binomial random variable that denotes the number of people in a random sample of 17 Americans who do not know that GOP stands for Grand Old Party. What are the possible values that x can assume?

b. Find the probability that exactly 8 people in a random sample of 17 Americans do not know that GOP stands for Grand Old Party. Use the binomial probability distribution formula.

(Time, October 17, 2011). Suppose that this result is true for the current population of Americans.

a. Let x be a binomial random variable that denotes the number of people in a random sample of 17 Americans who do not know that GOP stands for Grand Old Party. What are the possible values that x can assume?

b. Find the probability that exactly 8 people in a random sample of 17 Americans do not know that GOP stands for Grand Old Party. Use the binomial probability distribution formula.

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