Identifying Binomial Distributions. In Exercises 5–12, determine whether the given procedure results in a binomial distribution (or a distribution that can be treated as binomial). For those that are not binomial, identify at least one requirement that is not satisfied.Surveying Senators The Senate members of the 113th Congress include 80 males and 20 females. Forty different senators are randomly selected without replacement, and the gender of each selected senator is recorded.

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Identifying Binomial Distributions. In Exercises 5–12, determine whether the given procedure results in a binomial distribution (or a distribution that can be treated as binomial). For those that are not binomial, identify at least one requirement that is not satisfied.

Surveying Senators The Senate members of the 113th Congress include 80 males and 20 females. Forty different senators are randomly selected without replacement, and the gender of each selected senator is recorded.

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Conditions for a binomial experiment:

  • There are n independent trials.
  • The probability of success in each trial remains constant.
  • Each trial has only ...

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