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In Exercises 25–28, find the probabilities and answer the questions.

In the classic legal case of Whitus v. Georgia , a jury pool of 90 people was supposed to be randomly selected from a population in which 27% were minorities. Among the 90 people selected, 7 were minorities. Find the probability of getting 7 or fewer minorities if the jury pool was randomly selected. Is the result of 7 minorities significantly low? What does the result suggest about the jury selection process?

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Binomial distribution:

The probability mass function for binomial distribution is,

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