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The number of cracks on a highway averages 0.5 per mile

Probability and Statistical Inference | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321923271 | Authors: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman ISBN: 9780321923271 41

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Problem 18E

Problem 18E

The number of cracks on a highway averages 0.5 per mile and follows a Poisson distribution. Assuming independence (which may not be a good assumption; why?), what is the probability that, in a 40-mile stretch of that highway, there are fewer than 15 cracks?

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Textbook: Probability and Statistical Inference
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Author: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780321923271

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