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bobbym
2012-12-18 02:02:47

Okay, you are welcome.

jacks
2012-12-18 02:00:02

Thanks bobbym got it

bobbym
2012-12-18 01:57:01

Say you pick a 6 and then a 4, remember without replacement means no two numbers are the same.

The minimum of a 6 and a 4 is 4. It means the smallest value out of the two numbers picked.

jacks
2012-12-18 01:45:39

Thanks bobbym

But I did not understand the meaning of minimum of 2 no. is < 4 (whta does it mean)

bobbym
2012-12-18 01:42:16

Hi jacks;

Fairly simple to just enumerate:

If I draw a six, I have 3 numbers to pick, same for a 5 and a 4. So that is 3 * 3 = 9

If I draw a 3, I have 5 numbers to pick, same with 2 and 1. So 3 * 5 = 15.



Probability is 4 / 5.

jacks
2012-12-18 01:19:48

Two no. are selected from the set

without replacement one by one .

Then the probability that minimum of 2 no. is

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