Mathematics

Question

One day a retail store received a box of 24 shirts. If this shipment had 6 defective shirts, what can the store expect for upcoming shipments?

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    1 /4

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Given that:

    Number of shirts in shipment = 24

    Number of defective shirts in shipment = 6

    The expectation about upcoming shipment which can be inferred from the information give is the probability of defect in upcoming shipments :

    Probability of defect = Number of defect in shipment / total number of items in shipment

    P(defect) = 6 /24 = 1 /4

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