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Because many passengers who make reservations do not show up, airlines often overbook flights (sell more tickets than there are seats). A certain airplane holds 147 passengers. If the airline believes the rate of passenger no-shows is 9% and sells 158 tickets, is it likely they will not have enough seats and someone will get bumped? Bold a right parenthesis font size decreased by 1 Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to determine the probability of at least 148 passengers showing up. Bold b right parenthesis font size decreased by 1 Should the airline change the number of tickets they sell for this flight? Explain.

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Because many passengers who make reservations do not
show up, airlines often overbook flights (sell more tickets than
there are seats). A certain airplane holds 296 passengers. If the
airline believes the rate of passenger no-shows is 5% and sells
308 tickets, is it likely they will not have enough seats and
someone will get bumped?
Bold a right parenthesis font size decreased by 1
Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to determine the
probability of at least...

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will get bumped?
1) Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to determine
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2) Should the airline...

Because many passengers who make reservations do not show up,
airlines often overbook flights (sell more tickets than there are
seats). A certain airplane holds
145
passengers. If the airline believes the rate of passenger
no-shows is
77%
and sells
156
tickets, is it likely they will not have enough seats and
someone will get bumped?
a. Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to
determine the probability of at least
146
passengers showing up.
b. Should the airline...

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airlines often overbook flights (sell more tickets than there are
seats). A certain airplane holds 199 passengers. If the airline
believes the rate of passenger no-shows is 8% and sells 215
tickets, is it likely they will not have enough seats and someone
will get bumped?
A)Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to determine
the probability of at least 200 passengers showing up.
b) Should the airline change...

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airlines often overbook flights( sell more tickets than there are
seats). A certain airplane holds 295 passengers. If the airline
believes the rate of passenger no shows is 8% and sells 321 tickets
is it likely they will not have enough seats and someone will get
bumped? Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to
determinethe probability of at least 296 passengers showing up.

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airlines often over book flights ( sell more tickets than there are
seats) A certain airplane hold 287 passengers. If the airline
believes the rate of passenger no-shows is 5% and sells 302
tickets, it is likely they will not have enough and someone will
get bumped? answer A &B
A. Use the normal model to approximate the binomial to determine
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B....

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0.0916
Airlines do not like flights with emptyseats, but it is also
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52
passengers.
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tickets are sold, what is the probability that
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54
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flight?
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