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A car rental shop has four cars to be rented out on a daily basis at $ 50 per car. The average daily demand for cars is four.

(1) Calculate the expected daily income received from the rentals

(2) If the shop wishes to have one more car, the additional cost incurred is $ 20 per day DEtermine whether the shop should buy another car for rental.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

(1) X-p(4)

P(X=0)=0.0183

P(X=1)=0.07326

P(X=2)=0.1465

P(X=3)=0.195

P(X=4)=0.195

The expected number of cars rented out is about 1.73 so the expected income is

1.73 x $50= $ 86.6

But my answer is wrong.

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