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    Probability of Maternity Patients Stay in the Hospital

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    Hospital records indicated that maternity patients stayed in the hospital for the number of days shown in the following table:

    # of days (X) P(X)

    1 0.29
    2 0.25
    3 0.17
    4 0.15
    5 or more 0.14

    Find the probability that the patient stayed
    a. exactly 2 days
    b. at most 3 days
    c. less than 4 days
    d. at least 5 days
    e. less than 2 days or more than 4 days

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    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of probability for a given distribution . Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.