# Probability of a Metal Sheet Being Flawed

Flaws in the plating of large sheets of metal occur at random on the average of 1 in a section of area 10 sq ft. What is the prob that a sheet 5 by 8 ft will have no flaws? At most one flaw?

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Let X be the number of flaws in 1 sq ft, and X is poisson distributed, ...

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Solution show the brief probability calculations needed to gauge the probability of flaws. Large sheets of metal occurring at random average sections are determined.

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