Instructor-created questionE Question HelpSuppose an antibiotic has been shown to be 60% effective against a common bacteria. The antibiotic is to be given to eight unrelated people with the bacteria.Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed.What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective at least 5 of those treated?Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed.What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective in no more than 3 of those treated?

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Suppose an antibiotic has been shown to be 60% effective against a common bacteria. The antibiotic is to be given to eight unrelated people with the bacteria.
Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed.
What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective at least 5 of those treated?
Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed.
What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective in no more than 3 of those treated?
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Instructor-created question E Question Help Suppose an antibiotic has been shown to be 60% effective against a common bacteria. The antibiotic is to be given to eight unrelated people with the bacteria. Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed. What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective at least 5 of those treated? Enter a decimal proportion rounded to three decimals as needed. What is the probability the antibiotic will be effective in no more than 3 of those treated?

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Step 1

Given that,

N=8

Probability of success (p) = 60% =0.6

Probability of failure (q) = 1-p=0.4

Step 2

Statistics homework question answer, step 2, image 1

Step 3

Statistics homework question answer, step 3, image 1

The probability of antibiotic will be effective in no more than 3 treated is 0.0492.

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