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About 8% of males are color-blind. A researcher needs some color-blind subjects for an experiment and begins checking potential subjects.

On average, how many men should the researcher expect to check to find one who is color-blind?

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Given:

p=Probability of success=8%=0.08p=\text{Probability of success}=8\%=0.08

The number of independent trials required until the first success follows a geometric distribution.

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