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An electronic message consists of a string of bits (0s and

Statistics for Engineers and Scientists | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9780073401331 | Authors: William Navidi ISBN: 9780073401331 38

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Problem 7SE

Problem 7SE

An electronic message consists of a string of bits (0s and 1s). The message must pass through two relays before being received. At each relay the probability is 0.1 that the bit will be reversed before being relayed (i.e., a 1 will be changed to a 0, or a 0 to a 1). Find the probability that the value of a bit received at its final destination is the same as the value of the bit that was sent.

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Step 1 of 2

Given that an electronic message consists of bits 0 and 1

The message must pass through two relays before being processed

The probability of bit being reversed before reaching each relay is 0.1

The probability of bit being reversed =0.1+0.1

                                                           =0.2


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Chapter 2, Problem 7SE is Solved
Textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
Edition: 4
Author: William Navidi
ISBN: 9780073401331

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