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Unformatted text preview: = 2 } = 5 10 5 9 P { X = 3 } = 5 10 4 9 5 8 P { X = 4 } = 5 10 4 9 3 8 5 7 P { X = 5 } = 5 10 4 9 3 8 2 7 5 6 P { X = 6 } = 5 10 4 9 3 8 2 7 1 6 5 5 Alternative solution. Consider the event X i . It is equivalent to saying that the top i1 individuals are men. Hence, P { X i } = ( 5 i1 ) ( 10 i1 ) Now, P { X = i } = P { X i } P { X i + 1 } = ( 5 i1 ) ( 10 i1 )( 5 i ) ( 10 i ) 1...
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 Winter '08
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