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In Exercises 9–12, assume that 50 births are randomly selected. Use subjective judgment to describe the given number of girls as (a) significantly low, (b) significantly high, or (c) neither significantly low nor significantly high.

26 girls

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Step 1

In subjective judgment, one can have the following things.

  • If the probability is close to 0, then the occurrence of the event is significantly low.
  • If the probability is close to 1, then the occurrence of the event is significantly high.
Step 2

Let the event A denote the number of girls.

The probability of the number of girls is calculated as follows:

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