352InclExclPractice - Hint 1 Let A 1 be the event that box 1 gets more than 3 A 2 be the event that box 2 gets more than 4 and A 3 be the event

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MATH 352 Practice Inclusion / Exclusion Problem If 11 identical items are randomly distributed amongst 3 labelled boxes, what is the probability that box 1 gets no more than 3, box 2 gets no more than 4, and box 3 gets no more than 6 items?
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Unformatted text preview: Hint 1: Let A 1 be the event that box 1 gets more than 3, A 2 be the event that box 2 gets more than 4, and A 3 be the event that box 3 gets more than 6. Hint 2: The probability you need is 1-P ( i =3 [ i =1 A i )...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2010 for the course MATH 352 taught by Professor M.tao during the Spring '09 term at University of Victoria.

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