## (solution) 10. A technician services mailing machines at companies in the Phoenix area. Depending on the...

A technician services mailing machines at companies in the Phoenix area. Depending on the type of malfunction, the service call can take one, two, three, or four hours. The dif- ferent types of malfunctions occur at about the same frequency. a.      Develop a probability distribution for the duration of a service call. b.      Draw a graph of the probability distribution. c.       Show that your probability distribution satisfies the conditions required for a discrete probability function. d.       What is the probability that a service call will take three hours? e.       A service call has just come in, but the type of malfunction is unknown. It is 3:00 p.m. and service technicians usually get off at 5:00 p.m. What is the probability that the service technician will have to work overtime to fix the machine today?

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