16 April 2015
Math 110 Spring 2015 week 11 homework solutions
5.3.6 A hospital trauma unit has determined that 30% of its patients are ambulatory and 70% are
bedridden at the time of arrival at the hospital. A month after arrival, 60% of the ambulatory
patients have recovered, 20% remain ambulatory, and 20% have become bedridden.
the same amount of time, 10% of the bedridden patients have recovered, 20% have become
ambulatory, 50% remain bedridden, and 20% have died. Determine the percentages of patients
who have recovered, are ambulatory, are bedridden, and have died 1 month after arrival. Also
determine the eventual percentages of patients of each type.
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