# In a group of 50 ballpoint pens on a shelf in the stationary department of Metro Department Store, 2 are known to be defective. (Round your answers to three decimal places.)(a) If a customer selects 3 of these pens, what is the probability that at least 1 is defective?(b) If a customer selects 3 of these pens, what is the probability that no more than 1 is defective?

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In a group of 50 ballpoint pens on a shelf in the stationary department of Metro Department Store, 2 are known to be defective. (Round your answers to three decimal places.)

(a) If a customer selects 3 of these pens, what is the probability that at least 1 is defective?

(b) If a customer selects 3 of these pens, what is the probability that no more than 1 is defective?
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There are total 50 pens so, N = 50 out if 50, 2 pens are defective and else are not defective.

Let X be the number of pens that are defective in randomly selected n ...

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