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the probability of a computer memory chip being defective is 0.02. which of ghe following statements is true?
a) in a shipment of 1000 chips, it is certain that at least one will be defective.
b) in a shipment of 100 chips, two will be defective
c)the expected number of chips in a shipment of 500 is 10
d)None of the above

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    These are probabilities; no outcome is certain. "Will'
    infers certainty.

    Your third choice does not make sense. You need to proofread your questions before you post them.

    From you data, I would pick d.

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