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In a recent U.S. Open tennis tournament, among 20 of the calls challenged by players, 8 were overturned after a review using the Hawk-Eye electronic system. Assume that when players challenge calls, they are successful in having them overturned 50% of the time.
a. Find the probability that among 20 challenges, exactly 8 are successfully overturned.
b. The probability that among 20 challenges, 8 or fewer are overturned is 0.252. Does this result suggest that the success rate is less than 50%? Why or why not?


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