Problem 67E

Suppose that 30%of the applicants for a certain industrial job possess advanced training in computer programming. Applicants are interviewed sequentially and are selected at random from the pool. Find the probability that the first applicant with advanced training in programming is found on the fifth interview.

Solution:

Step 1 of 2:

It is given that 30% of the applicants of a job possess advanced training in computer programming applicants are selected at random from the group.

We need to find the probability that an applicant with advance training in computer programming is found in fifth interview.