Statement of a problem № m491


Horwege Electronics Inc. purchases TV picture tubes from four different suppliers. Tyson Wholesale supplies 20% of the tubes, Fuji Importers 30%, Kirkpatricks 25%, and Parts Inc. 25%. Tyson Wholesale tends to have the best quality, as only 3% of its tubes arrive defective. Fuji Importers’ tubes are 4% defective, Kirkpatricks’ 7%, and Parts Inc.’s are 6.5% defective. a. What is the overall percent defective? b. A defective picture tube was discovered in the latest shipment. What is the probability that it came from Tyson Wholesale?

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