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A town contains 4 people who repair televisions. If 4 sets

A First Course in Probability | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321794772 | Authors: Sheldon Ross ISBN: 9780321794772 63

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Problem 40P

Problem 40P

A town contains 4 people who repair televisions. If 4 sets break down, what is the probability that exactly i of the repairers are called? Solve the problem for i = 1,2,3,4. What assumptions are you making?

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We have to find the probability for i=1, 2, 3, 4 repairers to repairing 4 televisions

No.of televisions are 4

And no.of repairers are 4

Total no.of ways of getting repair is 44 =256


 

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Chapter 2, Problem 40P is Solved
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Textbook: A First Course in Probability
Edition: 9
Author: Sheldon Ross
ISBN: 9780321794772

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