8) An automobile manufacturer has discovered that 20% of all the transmissions it installed in a particular style of truck one year are defective. It has contacted the owners of these vehicles and asked them to return their trucks to the dealer to check the transmission. The Friendly Auto Mart sold seven of these trucks and has two of the new transmissions in stock. What is the probability that the auto dealer will need to order more new transmissions?
26) The weight of bags of fertilizer is normally distributed, with a mean of 50 pounds and a standard deviation of 6 pounds. What is the probability that a bag of fertilizer will weigh between 45 and 55 pounds.
30) The Manager of the local National Video Store sells video cassette recorders at discount prices. If the store does not have a video recorder in stock when a customer wants to buy one, it will lose the sale because the customer will purchase a recorder from one of the many local competitors. The problem is that the cost of renting warehouse space to keep enough recorders inventory to meet all demand is excessively high. The manager has determined that if 90% of customer demand for recorders can be met, then the combined cost of lost sales and inventory will be minimized. The manager has estimated that monthly demand for recorders is normally distributed, with a mean of 180 recorders and a standard deviation of 60. Determine the number of recorders the manager should order each month to meet 90% of customer demand.
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