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# EMSE 269 - Elements of Problem Solving and Decision Making

QUESTION 9.28
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## EMSE 269 - Elements of Problem Solving and Decision Making

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## In Question 9.12 use:

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a. Define:
Then:

## P = Width of a Post Card

P R 9<7+6. 5 where . &*38 and 5 !!\$'& 38
Pr(Card does not fit in Envelope)=
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## Utilizing the Table on Page 709:

T <P &*(&l. &* 5 !!\$'& " !*(*) !!#!#
b. Define: X = Number of Cards in a box of 20 that do not fit in envelope
Then:

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Hence, there is 6% probability that 2 or more cards will not fit.

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