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Consider writing onto a computer disk and then sending it

Probability and Statistics for Engineers and the Scientists | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321629111 | Authors: Ronald E. Walpole; Raymond H. Myers; Sharon L. Myers; Keying E. Ye ISBN: 9780321629111 32

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Problem 82E

Consider writing onto a computer disk and then sending it through a certifier that counts the number of missing pulses. Suppose this number X has a Poisson distribution with parameter ? = .2. (Suggested in “Average Sample Number for Semi-Curtailed Sampling Using the Poisson Distribution,” J. Quality Technology, 1983: 126–129.) a.? hat is the probability that a disk has exactly one missing pulse? b.?? hat is the probability that a disk has at least two missing pulses? c. ?If two disks are independently selected, what is the probability that neither contains a missing pulse?

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Solution : Step 1 : Here X is the number of missing pulses when data from a computer disk sending through a certifier which counts missing pulses. It is also given that X~poisson distribution with mean or parameter = 0.2. We have to find probabilities for different values of X.

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Textbook: Probability and Statistics for Engineers and the Scientists
Edition: 9
Author: Ronald E. Walpole; Raymond H. Myers; Sharon L. Myers; Keying E. Ye
ISBN: 9780321629111

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