# Probability of Occurrence

Problem 1

Use four decimal places in your answers for this problem.

Eighteen (18) people in a department of 162 are fully trained in CPR and AED. A person shows signs of a heart attack. Five (5) people respond. What is the probability that NO (0) person who responded is trained to treat the victim? (Show all of your calculations)

Problem 2

Use three decimal places in your answers for this problem.

An airline company claims their arrivals are on time within an average of +/- 5 minutes and a standard deviation of 2.82 minutes; Normally Distributed. You sample 50 arrivals and find an average of 6.3 minutes late. Can you be at least 90% sure that the airline company's claim is correct? (Show all of your calculations)

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Problem 1

Here we know that P(Trained) = 18/162=0.1111

So p=0.1111 q=1-0.1111=0.8889

This is binomial distribution we need to calculate P(r=0, n=5) = 5C0*p^0*q^5

=1*0.1111^0*0.8889^5

=0.554963641 or 0.5550

Problem 2

Use three decimal places in your answers for this problem. ...

#### Solution Summary

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