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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHigher Education (University +) · 9 months ago

Probability Question about Beetles?

Approximately 37% of the world's insects are beetles. If a student collected a sample from her university campus and determined whether or not each sampled insect was a beetle. Assuming the global proportion of beetles is maintained at the scale of the university campus, calculate the probability that 150 or less of the insects are beetles. 

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  • Lv 7
    9 months ago

    150 / 406 is around 37%

    • ?9 months agoReport

      I am trying to calculate the probability that in the sample of 444 insects collected, that 150 or less of the insects are beetles.

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  • 9 months ago

    Don't you need to know how large the sample is? The answer would be different if it was 150 versus 1000.

    • ?9 months agoReport

      pardon me, a sample of 444 insects was collected

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