Assume that the arrival of airplanes at a one-runway airport - 12892

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Assume that the arrival of airplanes at a one-runway airport is a Poisson distribution with a mean rate of l = 8 planes per hour. The landing time is an exponential distribution with a mean of 5 minutes per plane. What is the mean number of planes in a holding pattern?

A. 1

B. 1.33

C. 2

D. 1.67

 
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Assume that the arrival of airplanes at a one-runway airport is a Poisson distrib