# Need help with this problem

#### luis0426

##### New Member
On average, every six minutes a car passes by a sector in which it plans to build a tunnel. The passage of many vehicles indicate risk of congestion in the new construction. The engineers in charge of the project need to determine whether the probability that in one hour more than 5 vehicles that circulate by the sector is less than 0.04.

#### hlsmith

##### Omega Contributor
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#### luis0426

##### New Member
I've tried to work on it, and I basically know how to solve it(Poisson Distribution) but my problem lies in converting the rate of 1/6 car per minute to the # of cars per hour. dont know if im doing it rigth