HOMEWORK 5
1) Missiles
From a lot of 10 missiles, 4 are selected at random and fired. If the lot contains 3 defective missiles
that will not fire, what is the probability that
(a) 3 will fire?
(b) At most 2 will not fire?
(c) What is the expected number o

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Weibull Distribution
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HOMEWORK 7
1) Index of Refraction
A 12-inch bar that is clamped at both ends is to be subjected to an increasing amount of stress until it
snaps. Let Y = the distance from the left end at which the break occurs and suppose Y has a probability
density func

HOMEWORK 3
PROBLEM 1:
The demand for ice cream during the three summer months (June, July, and August) at All-Flavors Parlor
is estimated at 500, 600, and 400 20-gallon cartons, respectively. Two wholesalers 1 and 2, supply AllFlavors with its ice cream.

HOMEWORK 4
1) Tires/Defective/Demo
In testing a certain kind of truck over rough terrain, it is found that 15% of the front wheel tires have
a blowout. What is the probability that of the next four trucks tested, at most 3 tires will blowout?
What is the

HOMEWORK 8
1) Bearing/Shaft Analysis
The mean external diameter of a shaft is S = 1.048 inches and the standard deviation is S = 0.0050
inches. The mean inside diameter of the mating bearing is b = 1.063 inches and the standard deviation
is b = 0.0025 inc

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Homework 5
Missiles and Inventory
1. From a lot of 10 missiles, 4 are selected at random and fired. If
the lot contains 3 defective missiles that will not fire, what is the
probability that
(a) 3 will fire?
(b) At most 2 will not fire?
(c)