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A salesperson finds that, in the long run, two out of five sales calls are successful. Twelve calls are to be made. Let X = the number of concluded sales. Is X a binomial random variable? Explain!

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  1. Yes. With a binomial distribution, you have two outcomes. In this case, the outcomes are success or failure.

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