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    Probability: airplane has two independent alternators

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    A certain airplane has two independent alternators to provide electrical power. The probability
    that a given alternator will fail on a 1-hour flight is .02.

    What is the probability that
    (a) both will fail?
    (b) Neither will fail?
    (c) One or the other will fail? Show all steps carefully.

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