On average, your department ships an order two hours after it is received. The distribution of times is approximately normal, the standard deviation is 15 mins. -today you handled 120 orders (empirical rule)a. how many orders would you expect to be shipped:
within 2 hours of being received --b. within 1 hour 30 mins
How many orders would you expect to NOT BE shipped after 2 hrs 30 mins.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 8:18 pm ad1c9bdddf
Mean = 2 hours
Std Deviation = 15 mins or .25 hours
No of orders handled = 120
a) Number of orders shipped ...
The solution determines how many orders would be expected not to be shipped after 2 hrs 30 mins.