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The probability that a specific hydraulic actuator can be successfully repaired in the field, once it has failed, is estimated at 0.4. You are asked to optimize the shipment of a limited supply of spares and maintenance personnel.

If 15 actuators have failed today, what is the probability that:

**A) at least 10 are repairable?**

**B)****from 3 to 8 are
repairable?**

**C) exactly 5 are repairable?**

Answer #1

The probability that a specific hydraulic actuator can be
successfully repaired in the field, once it has failed, is
estimated at 0.4. You are asked to optimize the shipment of a
limited supply of spares and maintenance personnel.
Question 6: If 15 actuators have failed today, what is
the probability that A) at least 10 are repairable? B) from 3 to 8
are repairable? C) exactly 5 are repairable?

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