A product is assembled using four components. Each component has a 20% probability of being defective. What is the probability that the assembled product is also defective?

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  1. each component has an 80% chance of being good

    so the probability of a good (not defective) product is ... .8^4

    probability of a defective product is
    ... 1 - .8^4

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