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Unformatted text preview: Theory of Probability – Friday Section 15.04.2011 Quiz-2 1. The probability that a student pilot passes the written test for a private pilot’s license is 0.7. Find the probability that the student will pass the test a. On the third try? b. Before the fourth try? Solution: By using the geometric distribution with parameter p = 0.7 a) b) 2. The number of years a radio functions is exponentially distributed with parameter λ = 1/8. If Jones buys a used radio, what is the probability that it will be working after an additional 8 years? Solution: Because exponential distribution has the memoryless property, we have ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2011 for the course INDUSTRIAL 321 taught by Professor Memet during the Spring '11 term at Mitchell Technical Institute.

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