What are the steps to show the probability that a given alternator will fail on a 1-hour flight is .02?
What is the probability that (a) two independent alternators will fail?
(b) Neither will fail?
(c) One or the other will fail?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 12:10 am ad1c9bdddf
Let p be the probability that a given alternator fails. Then p = 0.02.
a) The probability that both fails is p * p = 0.02 * 0.02 = ...
The expert determines the probability that either two independent alternators will fail or not.