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anonymous

  • one year ago

In a batch of 960 calculators 8 were found to be defective. what is the probability that a calculators chosen at random will be defective ?

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  1. Goose.
    • one year ago
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    8/960 were defective, Simplify that.

  2. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    8/960

  3. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    yeah

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and that would be .08

  5. Goose.
    • one year ago
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    Both numbers are divisable by 8, so it'll come out to an even 1/120.

  6. Goose.
    • one year ago
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    Are you sure that's that form they want it in?

  7. Goose.
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    I'd keep at as a fraction to be safe.

  8. anonymous
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    yes they would like it in a percented form

  9. Goose.
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    Okay then.

  10. Goose.
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    I believe it would be 0.85%

  11. anonymous
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    okay thank you very much

  12. Goose.
    • one year ago
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    Wait no, it is just .8%

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