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1. The Savannah Manufacturing Co. produces a product for the shipping industry that uses 5 machines. The probability distribution of the number of machines that will break down in a week is as follows:

Machine Breakdowns per Week Probability

0 .10
1 .10
2 .20
3 .25
4 .30
5 .05
1.00

a. Simulate the machine breakdowns per week for 20 weeks
b. Compute the average number of machines that will break down per week.

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Excel file contains simulation and computation of the average number of machines that will break down per week.

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