# Probability.

1. Colonel Motors (an automobile company) has prepared a marketing campaign for its best-selling car. The focus of the campaign is quality, and it is claimed that 97 percent of the purchasers of this car have no complaints in the first year. You and your sister Kim have each purchased one of these cars.

(a) What is the probability that neither of you has a complaint about the car in the first year if the advertising claim is true?
(b) What is the probability that exactly one of you has a complaint about the car in the first year if the advertising claim is true?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least material provided from textbook as source material for your response. All must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

2. ABC Manufacturing has 6 machines that perform a particular task. Breakdowns occur frequently for this machine. Past records indicate that the number of breakdowns that occur each day is described by the probability distribution seen below:

(a) What is the expected number of breakdowns in any given day?
(b) What is the variance for this distribution?
(c) What is the probability that there will be at least 2 breakdowns in a day?
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