This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: in the factory, M1 produces 35%, M2 produces 25%, and M3 produces 40%. One spring is selected at random from all the springs produced in a given day. If the selected spring is defective, what is the probability that it was produced by M3? Explain any terms you introduce in your answer. (b) You know that a certain letter is equally likely to be in any one of three diﬀerent folders. Let α i (which may be < 1) be the probability that you will ﬁnd your letter upon making a quick examination of folder i , if the letter is, in fact, in folder i , i = 1 , 2 , 3. Suppose you look in folder 1 and do not ﬁnd the letter. What is the probability that the letter is in folder 1? Explain any terms you introduce in your answer....
View
Full Document
 Spring '10
 ClionaGolden
 Math, Statistics, Probability, Probability theory, 1%, 3%, 25%, 35%, 2%

Click to edit the document details