Problem 2E

A quality control inspector selects a part to be tested. The part is then declared acceptable, repairable, or scrapped. Then another part is tested. List the possible outcomes of this experiment regarding two parts.

Answer:

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(a)

We are asked to list the possible outcomes of this experiment regarding two parts.

A quality control inspector selects a part to be tested.

The part is then declared acceptable, repairable, or scrapped.

Since the number of parts is selected is two, hence the number of possible outcomes would be

Let represent the part which is acceptable.

Let represent the part which is repairable.

Hence the possible outcomes are,

Part |
||

Outcome |
1 |
2 |

1 |
A |
A |

2 |
A |
R |

3 |
R |
A |

4 |
R |
R |