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    For question 5 5aii shouldnt the value 8 be used as its closer to 0.975? the mark scheme has used the value of 9 instead.
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    For question 5 5aii shouldnt the value 8 be used as its closer to 0.975? the mark scheme has used the value of 9 instead.
    Huh? For 8 you get a probability of .9578 and for 9 you get a probability of 0.9876. The difference from 0.975 is 0.0172 and 0.0126.

    Surely you can see that 0.0126 is smaller than 0.0172 and hence 0.9876 is closer to 0.975 than 0.9578?
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    Huh? For 8 you get a probability of .9578 and for 9 you get a probability of 0.9876. The difference from 0.975 is 0.0172 and 0.0126.

    Surely you can see that 0.0126 is smaller than 0.0172 and hence 0.9876 is closer to 0.975 than 0.9578?
    ****, i need some sleep lol i didnt even notice that
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    ****, i need some sleep lol i didnt even notice that
    Definitely.
 
 
 
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