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An airline know that,on average the probability that a passenger will not show up for a flight is 6%.If an airplane is fully booked and holds 300 passengers,how many seats are expected to be empty?If the airline overbooked the flight by 10 passengers,about how many passengers are expected to show up for the flight?Justify your answer.

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  1. 300 * .06

    310 * (1-.06)

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  2. I' m confused

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  3. 300 passengers times 6% gives you the number of empty seats

    300 passengers + 10 overbooked = 310 passengers times 94% gives you the number of expected passengers

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  4. Is the answer 291.4
    Thank you

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  5. How can you have 0.4 of a passenger?

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    Ms. Sue
  6. Do I round it to 292

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  7. No. Round it to 291 passengers.

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    Ms. Sue
  8. Thank you so much.

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  9. You're welcome.

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    Ms. Sue
  10. I got 120 by multiplying 300 and .6 equals 180 then minus 300 equals 120...im confused isn't this right?

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  11. no

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