Question: Refer to The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal Feb

Refer to The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal (Feb. 2000) study on the use of herbal medicines before surgery, presented in Exercise. Recall that 51% of surgical patients use herbal medicines against their doctor’s advice prior to surgery.
a. What is the probability that a randomly selected surgical patient will use herbal medicines against his or her doctor’s advice?
b. What is the probability that in a sample of two independently selected surgical patients, both will use herbal medicines against their doctor’s advice?
c. What is the probability that in a sample of five independently selected surgical patients, all five will use herbal medicines against their doctor’s advice?
d. Would you expect the event in part c to occur? Explain.

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