Assume that 12 jurors are randomly selected from a population in which 85% of the people are Mexican-Americans. Refer to the probability distribution table below and find the indicated probabilities. xx P(x)P(x) 0 0+ 1 0+ 2 0+ 3 0+ 4 0.0001 5 0.0006 6 0.004 7 0.0193 8 0.0683 9 0.172 10 0.2924 11 0.3012 12 0.1422 Find the probability of exactly 6 Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors. P(x=6)=P(x=6)=  Find the probability of 6 or fewer Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors. P(x≤6)=P(x≤6)=  Does 6 Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors suggest that the selection process discriminates against Mexican-Americans? yes no

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Assume that 12 jurors are randomly selected from a population in which 85% of the people are Mexican-Americans. Refer to the probability distribution table below and find the indicated probabilities.

xx P(x)P(x)
0 0+
1 0+
2 0+
3 0+
4 0.0001
5 0.0006
6 0.004
7 0.0193
8 0.0683
9 0.172
10 0.2924
11 0.3012
12 0.1422



Find the probability of exactly 6 Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors.
P(x=6)=P(x=6)= 

Find the probability of 6 or fewer Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors.
P(x≤6)=P(x≤6)= 

Does 6 Mexican-Americans among 12 jurors suggest that the selection process discriminates against Mexican-Americans?

  • yes
  • no

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