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# Carton Defects Of the cartons produced by a company, 5%

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Problem 15E

Problem 15E

Carton Defects Of the cartons produced by a company, 5% have a puncture, 8% have a smashed corner, and 0.4% have both a puncture and a smashed corner. Find the probability that a randomly selected carton has a puncture or has a smashed corner.

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Solution:

Step 1 of 2:

Let us denote the events, A = a puncture

B = a smashed corner

Then a puncture and a smashed corner = A and B.

Here we need to find the probability that a randomly selected carton has a puncture or has a smashed corner.

Step 2 of 2

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