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Asked Oct 9, 2019

The CDC estimates that a non-infected person has a 10% chance of contracting mumps from an infected person from even a brief encounter. What is the probability that a non-infected person contracts mumps after 8 brief encounters with infected people?

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Consider a random variable X which represents number of brief encounters before which a non-effected person contracts mumps from a...

Pr(Xk)=(1-p)'p
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Pr(Xk)=(1-p)'p

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