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# Probabilities and Airline Bookings

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When someone buys a ticket for an airline flight, there is a 90% probability that a person will not show up for the flight. Air America books 15 people on a commuter flight that can only seat 13 passengers.

What percent of the time will exactly 13 passengers show on time to be seated on the flight?
What percent of the time will one or more passengers not having a seat on the commuter flight?
What percent of the time will the commuter flight be filled to capacity?
How many passengers would you expect to show up for the flight?

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Problem: When someone buys a ticket for an airline flight, there is a 90% probability that a person will not show up for the flight. An attendant for air America books 15 people on a commuter flight that can only seat 13 passengers.

a) What percent of the time will exactly 13 passenger show on time to be seated on the flight?

b) What percent of the time will one or more ...

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