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Unformatted text preview: to the 6 male positions, and similarly 6! ways of positioning the 6 females. The total number of arrangements is thus 6! 6!. The basic counting principle applies because for each arrangement of the 6 males, there are 6! ways to arrange the 6 females. 6. Problem 6. This is similar to the birthday problem. There are 15 14 13 ... 6 = 15! 5! ways of all 10 passengers getting o the bus at 10 dierent bus stops. The total number of possibilities that 10 passengers get o the bus at any of the 15 stops is 15 10 . Then the probability that no two people get o at the same bus stop equals 15 14 13 ... 6 15 10 1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course ISYE 2027 taught by Professor Zahrn during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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