# SOLUTION: The patel manufacturing company allows for a defect rate of 0.9% on its production line.The defect average for last week was 3 times out of 1,500.What is the difference between the

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 Question 149566: The patel manufacturing company allows for a defect rate of 0.9% on its production line.The defect average for last week was 3 times out of 1,500.What is the difference between the allowed defect rate and the average for last week?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! In terms of percentage that would be, or 0.2%. The difference is or 0.7% better than average.