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1. Credit VaR (binomial model)

Hi! On last FRM exam, there was a question like: Portfolio of 68 bond equally weighted, each 2 million worth. 6 defaults were expected and defaults were independent. What is 95% Credit VaR? The answer I have found was: 6*2 - 2*68*0.04 = 6.56mil I suppose the binomial model is used here but...
2. Malz Chapter 8:Portfolio Credit Risk

Dear David, Regarding AIM: Assess the effects of correlation on a credit portfolio and its Credit VaR in Malz Chpater 8, could you kindly explain how the number of defaults are calculated in the example provided? Many thanks, Karine