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JP103 Not sure if I have posted this in the right place, so I aplogise if I havn't.
I have started doing a HNC course in Engineering and the first topic is Analytical Methods for Engineers. It is a self learning course, I don;t go to any lectures or get to see people for guidance, the only help I get is a booklet of lessons. I have worked through this but I am still struggling.
Maths has never been my strongest subject so it would be much appreciated if anyone could point me in the right direction with any of this question:
The age of a machine, x, in years is related to the probablity of breakdown, y, by the formula:
..................y
x = 3 + ln [ ___ ]
................1 - y
Determine the probablity of breakdown for 1, 3 and 10 years.