Asked Mar 9, 2019


In general, after a group makes a reservation at a restaurant, they do not show up 20% of the time.

If a restaurant has 8 reservations for the evening, what is the probability that more than two do not show up?

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Step 1

Multiplication rule for independent events:

If two events A and B are independent then the multiplication rule state that:

Step 2

Find the probability that more than two do not show up:

The probability that the reservations at the restaurant do not show up is 0.20 (=20%) and there were 8 reservations.  The even...


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