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

Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780321911216 | Authors: Ron Larson; Betsy Farber ISBN: 9780321911216 66

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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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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

Chapter 3.3, Problem 15E is Solved
Textbook: Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World
Edition: 6
Author: Ron Larson; Betsy Farber
ISBN: 9780321911216

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