A vending machine dispenses hot chocolate or coffee. Service time is 30 seconds per cup andis constant. Customers arrive at a mean rate of 80 per hour, and this rate is Poissondistributed.A) Identify the Queuing Model and sketch the system.B) What is the arrival rate?C) What is the service rate?

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 A vending machine dispenses hot chocolate or coffee. Service time is 30 seconds per cup and
is constant. Customers arrive at a mean rate of 80 per hour, and this rate is Poissondistributed.
A) Identify the Queuing Model and sketch the system.
B) What is the arrival rate?
C) What is the service rate?

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(A) The above problem comes under the simple system queuing model(M/M/1)

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Step 2

(B)What is the arrival rate

formula for determination of arrival rate is 

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