An ice cream vendor on the beachfront knows from long experience that the average rate of ice-cream sales is 12 per hour.if, with two hours to go at work, she finds herself with only five ice cream in stock, what are the probabilities that  She runs out before the end of the day She sells exactly what she has in stock by the end of the day without any excess demand after she sells the last one  She does not sell any

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An ice cream vendor on the beachfront knows from long experience that the average rate of ice-cream sales is 12 per hour.if, with two hours to go at work, she finds herself with only five ice cream in stock, what are the probabilities that 

She runs out before the end of the day

She sells exactly what she has in stock by the end of the day without any excess demand after she sells the last one 

She does not sell any

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