# Chances of Recieving a Direct Hit by a Scud Missile

Not what you're looking for?

Problem:

Chances of recieving a direct hit by a scud missile.

A scud carries 113kg of explosive, has blast are of 91m in diameter and that missiles are being lobbed into an area 80km long and 48km wide. Assume that missiles fall randomly on this area.

a) What is the probability of being in the blast area of a missile?

b) If 20 missiles fell onto the area, what is the probability of escaping all 20?

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

The chances of receiving a direct Hit by a Scub Missile is analyzed. The probability of escaping all 20 missle blast areas are given.

##### Solution Preview

Total Area that the missile will blast = (pi*d^2)/4

= ((22/7)*91*91)/4 = 6506.5 sq ...

###### Education

- BE, Bangalore University, India
- MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

###### Recent Feedback

- "Your explanation to the answers were very helpful."
- "What does 1 and 0 means in the repair column?"
- "Went through all of the formulas, excellent work! This really helped me!"
- "try others as well please"
- "Thank you, this helped a lot. I was not sure how to plug in those numbers to a formula. This was a great help. Now I have to figure out how to explain cost of capital is used in net present value analysis, and how cost of capital is used in net present value analysis. This stuff gets confusing."

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Know Your Statistical Concepts

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.