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    Bernoulli trials probability

    17 Bernoulli trials with Pr(s) = P are performed. Incidentally, Pr(exactly 6 successes) and Pr(exactly 7 successes) are equal. Calculate P (answer in fraction in lowest terms).
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    Quote Originally Posted by mhitch03 View Post
    17 Bernoulli trials with Pr(s) = P are performed. Incidentally, Pr(exactly 6 successes) and Pr(exactly 7 successes) are equal. Calculate P (answer in fraction in lowest terms).
    X ~ Binomial(n = 17, p).

    Get an expression for Pr(X = 6) and Pr(X = 7). Equate these expressions and solve for p. If you need more help, please post what you've done and say where you get stuck.
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