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Quiz_Ch.5_part1 - 1. Problem 5-22 At the California border...

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1. Problem 5-22 At the California border inspection station, vehicles arrive at the rate of 5 per minute in a Poisson distribution. The vehicles would wait in one lane and then be directed to the first available inspector, who can inspect vehicles at the rate of 6 per minute in an exponentially distributed fashion. The California border inspection station is considering the addition of a second inspector. The new inspector would process vehicles at the same rate as the first inspector (6 per minute). (Refer to Exhibit 5.12 ). Required: (a) What would be the average length of the waiting line? (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.) Average length vehicle (b) What would be the average time that a vehicle must wait to get through the system? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) Average time seconds (c) If a second lane was added (one lane for each inspector), how many cars will be in both lines combined? (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.) Number of cars (d) If a second lane was added (one lane for each inspector), what would be the average time that a vehicle must wait to get through the system? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) Average time seconds
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2. Problem 5-13 L. Winston Martin (an allergist in Chicago) has an excellent system for handling his regular patients who come in just for allergy injections. Patients arrive for an injection and fill out a name slip, which is then
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course IDS 302 taught by Professor Maxlund during the Spring '11 term at Mesa State.

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