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An Instrument Manufactured by a Company Consists of Two Parts a and B in Manufacturing Part A, 9 Out of 100 Are Likely to Be Defective and in Manufacturing Part B, 5 Out of 100 Are Likely to Be - Mathematics

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MCQ

An instrument manufactured by a company consists of two parts A and B in manufacturing part A, 9 out of 100 are likely to be defective and in manufacturing part B, 5 out of 100 are likely to be defective. Calculate the probability that both the instruments will not be defective.

Options

  • 0 .91

  • 0.86

  • 0.95

  • 0.83

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Solution

0.86
Explanation:

Given, part A is not defective P(A) = `91/100`

and part B is not defective, P(B) = `95/100`

∴ Required probability = P(A) x P(B)

= `91/100xx95/100` 

= 0.8645 = 0.86

 

Concept: Probability (Entrance Exam)
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