×
×

# Suppose that the time it takes for a novice secretary to

ISBN: 9780131453401 223

## Solution for problem 8 Chapter 7.3

Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes | 3rd Edition

• Textbook Solutions
• 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
• Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants

Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes | 3rd Edition

4 5 1 424 Reviews
24
3
Problem 8

Suppose that the time it takes for a novice secretary to type a document is exponential with mean 1 hour. If at the beginning of a certain eight-hour working day the secretary receives 12 documents to type, what is the probability that she will finish them all by the end of the day?

Step-by-Step Solution:
Step 1 of 3

Lecture 10/04/2017 → Section 3.4 ← Factorial  Factorials count the number of ways of order “n” objects without repetition, and is defined as,  n! = n • (n - 1) • (n - 2) • … • 3 • 2 • 1 o 0! = 1 o Example: How many ways can someone rearrange 4 books on a shelf  4! = 4 • 3 • 2 • 1 = 24 ways o n! In terms...

Step 2 of 3

Step 3 of 3

#### Related chapters

Unlock Textbook Solution