Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Probability of a Metal Sheet Being Flawed

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    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?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:08 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

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

    Solution Summary

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