# Math Help - Exp. Distribution

1. ## Exp. Distribution

An insurance company does not pay 75 percent of claims. For the remaining claims, they are exponentially distributed with a mean of 10. What is the expected claim payout.

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2. Originally Posted by PensFan10
An insurance company does not pay 75 percent of claims. For the remaining claims, they are exponentially distributed with a mean of 10. What is the expected claim payout.

thanks
The distribution of the remaining 25% is irrelevant, only the mean:

$0 \times 0.75 + 10 \times 0.25$

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