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# ?Defense System Suppose that a satellite defense system is established in which four satellites acting independently have a 0.9 probability of detectin

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Problem 27

Defense System Suppose that a satellite defense system is established in which four satellites acting independently have a 0.9 probability of detecting an incoming ballistic missile. What is the probability that at least one of the four satellites detects an incoming ballistic missile? Would you feel safe with such a system?

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Step 1 of 5) Defense System Suppose that a satellite defense system is established in which four satellites acting independently have a 0.9 probability of detecting an incoming ballistic missile. What is the probability that at least one of the four satellites detects an incoming ballistic missile Would you feel safe with such a system Formula (1) is sometimes referred to as the conceptual formula because it allows us to see how standard deviation measures spread. means to square each observation and then sum these squared values, and 1 Σxi2 2 means to add up all the observations and then square the sum. Example 3 illustrates how to use both formulas.

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