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November 27, 2014

Posted by **Frederick** on Monday, February 26, 2007 at 10:58am.

This cannot be answered the way the question is worded. What you need to know is the probability that a given unit is defective. All you have is a manufacturer's claim of "no more than 5%", with no statistical significance. That could imply a wide range of probailities

If the question were worded that the company claims that 5% of a particuar product has a defect, could this be worked?

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