Twelve jurors are randomly selected from a population of 3
Twelve jurors are randomly selected from a population of 3 million residents. Of these 3 million residents, it is known that 45% are Hispanic. Of the 12 jurors selected, 2 are Hispanic.
(a) What proportion of the jury described is Hispanic?
(b) If 12 jurors are randomly selected from a population that is 45% Hispanic, what is the probability that 2 or fewer jurors will be Hispanic?
(c) If you were the lawyer of a Hispanic defendant, what might you argue?
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