Question

Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) warn the driver when the tire pressure of the vehicle is 27% below the target pressure. Suppose the target tire pressure of a certain car is 30 psi (pounds per square inch.)

**(a)** At what psi will the TPMS trigger a warning
for this car? **(Round your answer to 2 decimal
place.)**

When the tire pressure is (Click to select) above below psi.

**(b)** Suppose tire pressure is a normally
distributed random variable with a standard deviation equal to 3
psi. If the car’s average tire pressure is on target, what is the
probability that the TPMS will trigger a warning? **(Round
your answer to 4 decimal places.)**

Probability

**(c)** The manufacturer’s recommended correct
inflation range is 28 psi to 32 psi. Assume the tires’ average psi
is on target. If a tire on the car is inspected at random, what is
the probability that the tire’s inflation is within the recommended
range? **(Round your intermediate calculations and final
answer to 4 decimal places.)**

Probability

Answer #1

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inch). At a roadside vehicle safety checkpoint, officials plan to
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? ; ?????????
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destructive testing. They calculate the mean life...

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least 25000 miles when the production process is working properly.
The operations manager stops the production process if there is
evidence that the mean tire life is below 25000 miles.
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?0:?=25000H0:μ=25000 vs ??:?<25000HA:μ<25000.
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The operations manager stops the production process if there is
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?0:?=35000H0:μ=35000 vs ??:?<35000HA:μ<35000.
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height of6feet, a properly inflated basketball should bounce upward
between52and56inches
(http://www.bestsoccerbuys.com/balls-basketball.html). The
basketball coach at a local high school purchased10new basketballs
for the upcoming season, inflated the balls to pressures
between7and9psi, and performed the bounce test mentioned
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54.1...

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