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# Consider the visits that result in leave without being

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Problem 136E

Problem 136E

Consider the visits that result in leave without being seen (LWBS) at an emergency department in Example 2-8. Assume that people independently arrive for service at hospital l.

(a) What is the probability that the fifth visit is the first one to LWBS?

(b) What is the probability that either the fifth or sixth visit is the first one to LWBS?

(c) What is the probability that the first visit to LWBS is among the first four visits?

(d) What is the expected number of visits until the third LWBS occurs?

 Hospital 1 2 3 4 Total Total 5292 6991 5640 4329 22,252 LWBS 195 270 246 242 953 Admitted 1277 1558 666 984 4485 Not Admitted 3820 5163 4728 3103 16,814

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Step 1 of 5:

From the example 2-8.

Consider the visits that result in leave without being seen in an emergency department is shown in below table.

 Hospital 1 2 3 4 Total Total 5292 6991 5640 4329 22,252 LWBS 195 270 246 242 953 Admitted 1277 1558 666 984 4485 Not Admitted 3820 5163 4728 3103 16,814

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