Problem 9
A washing machine company sources a particular component from 3 different companies. Company A supplies 60% with a fault rate of 0.1%. Company B supplies 30% with a fault rate of 0.2%. Company C supplies 10% with a fault rate of 0.05%. When a customer buys a washing machine supplied by this company what are the chances of buying a faulty machine?

Problem 10
Simpkins and Green made arrangements to meet at the railroad station to catch the eight-o-clock train to Philadelphia. Simpkins thinks that his watch is twenty-five minutes fast although it is ten minutes slow. Green thinks his watch is ten minutes slow, while it actually has gained five minutes.
What will happen if both men, relying upon their watches, try to arrive at the station five minutes before the train time?

1.You must show how you got your answer.
2.Entries to your maths teacher by Friday 4.00 p.m at latest.
3 Prizes for best solutions over the week.