s42 - World Series you only have to count how many ways...

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Solution to Problem 42 Congratulations to this week’s winner Lisa Brands Correct solutions were also received from Ray Kremer, Felice Kelly, and from Bradley alumnus Brian Laughlin, as well as from Robert T. McQuaid, David Tietjen, Bouras Vasilis, Jack Wang, and Christopher Giesbrecht. Two incorrect solutions were submitted. Lisa Brands observes that in order to count how many ways one team could win the
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Unformatted text preview: World Series you only have to count how many ways that team could win four out of seven games. This is computed by the binomial coefficient 7 choose 4, which has the value 7! 4!3! = 35 Since there are two teams, you have to double this number to give you 70 ways for the World Series to be played....
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course MATH 301 taught by Professor Albertodelgado during the Spring '10 term at Bradley.

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