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Consider a single-server queue system for which customers arrive at a rate of 10 per hour and the...

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Consider a single-server queue system for which customers arrive at a rate of 10 per hour and the average processing time is 1.5 minutes. What is the the server utilization rate?

A. 0.60

B. 0.25

C. 0.15

D. 0.10

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Single-Server Queue System:

A single-server queue is used to describe the processes used to manage the throughput of that enables the inputting, processing, and outputting of services. Inputs represent arrivals to the queue, processing represents the activities in the service node that enables the flow through the system, and departures are the outputs that represent the completion of service. Capacity represents the amount of arrivals that a single-server queue system can process during a stated interval of time.

Answer and Explanation:

The correct answer is B. 0.25.

An assumption can be made that 40 units of service may be produced during a one-hour interval:

Units of service =...

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