For the 2nd problem I am getting
I have sheets and sheets of paper -- but I am not getting close
I do not know about the 7th edition but the 6th edition has the answer to this problem just a few pages away!
I'm not understanding their examples.. I had to find help on Bayes' from youtube -- book does not even mention using a tree to simplify things..
Final is cumulative - no notes/calc anything .. there is just a vast amount of material. This last chaper (7) was basically assigned to us for finals week.. which means that we didn't really cover it.
Discrete Math and its Applications?
Yes, that's correct.
McGraw has the 6th ed online here: http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0070648247/510610/Chapter_06_Discrete_Probability.pdf
It is page 440 #9 on there I don't know if they have the matching solutions.. but I am using the 7th edition..
For the birthday problem -- the book answer is 614 (book assumes 366 days a year)
I want to understand how to complete the problem.. the basic birthday concept, no prob -- but this variation is a little tough.
For the other problem, the book answer is
I have sheets and sheets of paper -- but I am not getting close -- I hate looking at the answer first, because I try to understand the concepts of obtaining them.. in these cases I could not find them
There again, I have been studying for 3 finals, which are tonight, and two more tomorrow, so I may be a little tired and missing things.