statistics

posted by .

Page 1 of 2
4. Despite all efforts by the quality control department, the fabric made at Benton Corporation always contains a few defects. A certain type of fabric made at this corporation contains an average of .5 defects per 500 yards. Using the Poisson formula, find the probability that a given piece of 500 yards of this fabric will contain exactly 1 defect.

  • statistics -

    I don't know

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. statistics

    A consumer magazine has contacted a simple random sample of 33 owners of a certain model of automobile and asked each owner how many defects had to be corrected with in the first 2 months of ownership. The average number of defects …
  2. statistics

    a company manufactures calculators in batches of 45 and claims that the rate of defects is 4%.find the probability of getting exactly 2 defects in a batch of of 45 if the rate of defects is 4%.if the store receives a batch of 45 calculators …
  3. statistics

    an average of 0.56 defects per 500 yards. Using the Poisson formula, find the probability that the number of defects in a given 500-yard piece of this fabric will be more than 3
  4. Statistics

    A study on the amount of dye needed to get the best color for a certain type of fabric was conducted. The following data give the photometer readings for the color density of the fabric when the amount of dye used was 1% of the weight …
  5. math

    Katrina is having new curtains made for a window in her room. she needs 1.56m of fabric. fabric is sold lengths of whole metres and tenths of metres. how much fabric should she buy?
  6. Business Law

    Sal is a shareholder in XYZ Corporation. XYZ Corporation made defective products, and many individuals have filed lawsuits due to the defects. As a shareholder, Sal may A. not be held personally liable for the defects. B. be held personally …
  7. probability

    hydraulic landing assemblies coming from an aircraft rework facility are each inspected for defects. Historical records indicate that 8% have defects in shafts only, 6% have defects in bushing only, and 2% have defects in both shafts …
  8. equation and inequalities

    A costume designer made 10 costume that each used ,5.8 yard of fabric.if she had 238.2 yards of fabric to start with about how much fabric so s the costume designer have left?
  9. probabilities

    Suppose that a certain type of metalic tube contains on the average five defects per 900 feet. Let X be the number of defects per 900 feet 1. What distribution does X follows ?
  10. Statistics

    Before a DVD player leaves the factory, it is given a quality-control check. The probability that a DVD player contains 0, 1, or 2 defectives are 0.90, 0.08, and 0.02, respectively. In a sample of 10 players, (a) Find the probability …

More Similar Questions