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StatisticsSTATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXTA technician services mailing machines at companies in the Phoenix area. Depending on the type of malfunction, the service call can take 1, 2, 3, or 4 hours. The different types of malfunctions occur at about the same frequency. a. Develop a probability distribution for the duration of a service call. b. Draw a graph of the probability distribution. c. Show that your probability distribution satisfies the conditions required for a discrete probability function. d. What is the probability a service call will take three hours? e. A service call has just come in, but the type of malfunction is unknown. It is 3:00 p.m. and service technicians usually get off at 5:00 p.m. What is the probability the service technician will have to work overtime to fix the machine today?BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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Chapter 5.2, Problem 11E

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A technician services mailing machines at companies in the Phoenix area. Depending on the type of malfunction, the service call can take 1, 2, 3, or 4 hours. The different types of malfunctions occur at about the same frequency.

- a. Develop a probability distribution for the duration of a service call.
- b. Draw a graph of the probability distribution.
- c. Show that your probability distribution satisfies the conditions required for a discrete probability function.
- d. What is the probability a service call will take three hours?
- e. A service call has just come in, but the type of malfunction is unknown. It is 3:00 p.m. and service technicians usually get off at 5:00 p.m. What is the probability the service technician will have to work overtime to fix the machine today?

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