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 Question 474204: there is an 80% chance that a prospective employer will check the educational background of a job applicant. For 100 randomly selected job applicants, find the probability that exactly 85 have their educational backgrounds checked. Answer by stanbon(57352)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!there is an 80% chance that a prospective employer will check the educational background of a job applicant. For 100 randomly selected job applicants, find the probability that exactly 85 have their educational backgrounds checked. ---- Binomial Problem with n= 100 and p = 0.8 ------------------ P(x=85) = 100C85(0.8)^85*0.2^15 = 0.0481 =================== Cheers, Stan H. =============