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Assume that x is a binomial random variable with n=600 and p=0.3. Use a normal approximation to find the following probabilities. a. P (x>180)b. approximate the probability that x is greater than 70 and less than 90.c. approximate the probability x = 80

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Answer:Given belowStep-by-step explanation:Givenn=600 probability of success[tex]\left ( p\right ) =0.3[/tex]probability of failure[tex]\left ( q\right )=0.7[/tex][tex]\left ( a\right )[/tex][tex]P\left ( x>180\right )=^{600}C_{181}\left ( 0.3\right )^{181}\left ( 0.7\right )^{419}+^{600}C_{182}\left ( 0.3\right )^{182}\left ( 0.7\right )^{418}+^{600}C_{183}\left ( 0.3\right )^{183}\left ( 0.7\right )^{417}+.......+^{600}C_{600}\left ( 0.3\right )^{600}\left ( 0.7\right )^{0}[/tex][tex]\left ( b\right )[/tex][tex]P\left ( 70<x<90\right )=^{600}C_{70}\left ( 0.3\right )^{70}\left ( 0.7\right )^{530}+..........+^{600}C_{90}\left ( 0.3\right )^{90}\left ( 0.7\right )^{510}[/tex][tex]\left ( c\right )[/tex][tex]P\left ( X=80\right )=^{600}C_{80}\left ( 0.3\right )^{80}\left ( 0.7\right )^{520}[/tex]