WAITING LINES- Old Exam Questions

WAITING LINES- Old Exam Questions - WAITING LINES OLD EXAM...

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WAITING LINES OLD EXAM QUESTIONS (The answer key is at the end of this document.) Customers arrive at a suburban ticket outlet at the rate of 14 per hour on Monday mornings. This can be described by a Poisson distribution. Selling the tickets and providing general information takes an average of 3 minutes per customer, and varies exponentially. There is one ticket agent on duty on Mondays. Answer the following three questions, based on this information. 1. What is the average length of the line on Monday mornings? a) 0.12 b) 1.63 c) 2.33 d) 5.94 e) 10.61 2. On average, how long does a customer wait to buy a ticket on Monday mornings (in minutes)? a) 0.12 minutes b) 1.67 minutes c) 7.00 minutes d) 10.00 minutes e) 25.46 minutes 3. How long does it take a take to successfully buy a ticket on Monday mornings (in minutes)? (This would include waiting in line and purchasing from the agent.) a) 0.12 minutes b) 1.67 minutes c) 7.00 minutes d) 10.00 minutes e) 25.46 minutes 4. A single bay car wash with a Poisson arrival rate and an exponential service time has cars
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