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An electronic product contains 40 integrated circuits. The probability that any integrated circuit is defective is 0.01, and the integrated circuits are independent. The product operates only if there are no defective integrated circuits. What is the probability that the product operates?

yuhki  Nov 21, 2014

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The only way that the product operates is if all of the individual circuits work.

The probabilty that any circuit works is 0.99.

The probability that all 40 circuits works is (0.99)^40  =  0.669

geno3141  Nov 22, 2014
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The only way that the product operates is if all of the individual circuits work.

The probabilty that any circuit works is 0.99.

The probability that all 40 circuits works is (0.99)^40  =  0.669

geno3141  Nov 22, 2014

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