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When a new machine is functioning properly, only 5% of the items produced are defective. Assume that we will randomly select two parts produced on the machine and that we are interested in the number of defective parts found. Compute the probabilities associated with finding two defects.

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When a new machine is functioning properly, only 5% of the items produced are defective. Assume that we will randomly select two parts produced on the machine and that we are interested in the number of defective parts found. Compute the probabilities associated with finding two defects.

 

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The defective items produced by machine = 5%

probability of selecting the defective part = 0.05.

The total numb...

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