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2-17 Evertight, a leading manufacturer of quality nails,

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2-17 Evertight, a leading manufacturer of quality nails, produces 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5- inch nails for various uses. In the production process, if there is an overrun or the nails are slightly defective, they are placed in a common bin.;Yesterday, 651 of the 1- inch nails;243 of the 2- inch nails;41 of the 3- inch nails;451 of the 4- inch nails, and;333 of the 5- inch nails were placed in the bin.;(a) What is the probability of reaching into the bin and getting a 4- inch nail?;(b) What is the probability of getting a 5- inch nail?;(c) If a particular application requires a nail that is 3 inches or shorter, what is the probability of getting a nail that will satisfy the requirements of the application?

 

Paper#33254 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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