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The drug successfully treats 90% of cases. Calculate the probability that he will cure at least 18 patients out of 20?

Correct result:

P =  0.6769 %

Solution:

p=90%=90100=0.9  C18(20)=(2018)=20!18!(2018)!=201921=190  p18=(2018) p18 (1p)2=190 0.918 (10.9)20.2852 C19(20)=(2019)=20!19!(2019)!=201=20  p19=(2019) p19 (1p)1=20 0.919 (10.9)10.2702 C20(20)=(2020)=20!20!(2020)!=11=1  p20=(2020) p20 (1p)0=1 0.920 (10.9)00.1216  P=p18+p19+p20=0.2852+0.2702+0.1216=0.6769%



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