Creek Ratz is a very popular restaurant located along the coast of northern Florida. They serve a variety of steak and seafood dinners. During the summer beach season, they do not take reservations or accept “call ahead” seating. Management of the restaurant is concerned with the time a patron must wait before being seated for dinner. Dr. Stallter has been teaching basic statistics for many years. She knows that 80 percent of the students will complete the assigned problems. She has also determined that among those who do their assignments, 90 percent will pass the course.
Among those students who do not do their homework, 60 percent will pass. Mike Fishbaugh took statistics last semester from Dr. Stallter and received a passing grade. What is the probability that he completed the assignments? 38. One-fourth of the residents of the Burning Ridge Estates leave their garage doors open when they are away from home. The local chief of police estimates that 5 percent of the garages with open doors will have something stolen, but only 1 percent of those closed will have something stolen. If a garage is robbed, what is the probability the doors were left open? Exercises 45 and 62 (Ch. 6) 45.
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A Tamiami shearing machine is producing 10 percent defective pieces, which is abnormally high. The quality control engineer has been checking the output by almost continuous sampling since the abnormal condition began. What is the probability that in a sample of 10 pieces: a. Exactly 5 will be defective? b. 5 or more will be defective? 61. The sales of Lexus automobiles in the Detroit area follow a Poisson distribution with a mean of 3 per day. a. What is the probability that no Lexus is sold on a particular day? b. What is the probability that for five consecutive days at least one Lexus is sold? Exercises 42 and 45 (Ch. 7) 42.
The accounting department at Weston Materials, Inc. , a national manufacturer of unattached garages, reports that it takes two construction workers a mean of 32 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours to erect the Red Barn model. Assume the assembly times follow the normal distribution. a. Determine the z values for 29 and 34 hours. What percent of the garages take between 32 hours and 34 hours to erect? b. What percent of the garages take between 29 hours and 34 hours to erect? c. What percent of the garages take 28. 7 hours or less to erect? d. Of the garages, 5 percent take how many hours or more to erect? 45. Shaver Manufacturing, Inc. offers dental insurance to its employees. A recent study by the human resource director shows the annual cost per employee per year followed the normal probability distribution, with a mean of $1,280 and a standard deviation of $420 per year. a. What fraction of the employees cost more than $1,500 per year for dental expenses? b. What fraction of the employees cost between $1,500 and $2,000 per year? c. Estimate the percent that did not have any dental expense. d. What was the cost for the 10 percent of employees who incurred the highest dental expense? https://ecampus. phoenix. edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/eReader. aspx