# Statistics

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A telephone company's goal is to have no more than 4 monthly line failures on any 100 miles of line. The company currently experiences an average of 5 monthly line failures per 50 miles of line. Let x denote the number of monthly line failures per 100 miles of line. Assuming x has a Poisson distribution:

(a) Find the probability that the company will meet its goal on a particular 100 miles of line

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