2-165. A congested computer network has a 0.002 probability of losing a data packet and packet losses are independent events. A lost packet must be resent.
(a) What is the probability that an e-mail message with 100 packets will need any to be resent?
(b) What is the probability that an e-mail message with 3 packets will need exactly one to be resent?
(c) If 10 e-mail messages are sent, each with 100 packets, what is the probability that at least one message will need some packets to be resent?
- CHAPTER 2 Probability
- from Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 5th Edition
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
- Released: March 2010
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