# Discrete Probability Assignment

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ASSIGNMENT ECON304 ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. SHOW YOUR SOLUTIONS AND ENCIRCLE YOUR FINAL ANSWERS. SUBMIT THIS ON WEDNESDAY. 1. Suppose that the likelihood that someone who logs into a particular site in a shopping mall on the web will purchase an item is . 20. If the site has 10 people accessing it in the next minute, what is the probability that a) Exactly 2 individuals will purchase an item? b) At least 2 individuals will purchase an item? c) At most 2 individuals will purchase an item? 2.

The quality Control Manager of ATV Cookies is inspecting a batch of chocolate-chip cookies that has been baked. If the production process is in control, the average number of chip parts per cookie is 6. What is the probability that in any particular cookie being inspected a) Exactly five chip parts will be found? b) Fewer than five chip parts will be found? c) Five or more chip parts will be found? 3. An important part of the customer service responsibilities of a telephone company relate to the speed with which troubles in residential service can be repaired.