Posted by Rajan on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 1:09pm.
The bulbs manufactured by a company gave a mean life of 3000 hours with standard
deviation of 400 hours. If a bulb is selected at random, what is the probability it will
have a mean life less than 2000 hours?
Question:
1) Calculate the probability.
2) In what situation does one need probability theory?

Contitative Methodes  Sardar Hakim, Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:23am
CASE STUDY: 1
The bulbs manufactured by a company gave a mean life of 3000 hours with standard
deviation of 400 hours. If a bulb is selected at random, what is the probability it will
have a mean life less than 2000 hours?
Question:
1) Calculate the probability.
2) In what situation does one need probability theory?
3) Define the concept of sample space, sample points and events in context of
probability theory.
4) What is the difference between objective and subjective probability?
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