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Unformatted text preview: IEOR 3658 Assignment #3 Probability September 27, 2011 Prof. Mariana Olvera-Cravioto Page 1 of 2 Assignment #3 – due October 5th, 2011 1. (From text) We deal from a well-shuffled 52-card deck. Calculate the probability that the 13 th card is the first king to be dealt. 2. A candy factory has an endless supply of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet jelly beans. The factory packages the jelly beans into jars of 100 jelly beans each. One possible color distribution, for example, is a jar of 58 red, 22 yellow, and 20 green jelly beans. As a marketing gimmick, the factory guarantees that no two jars have the same color distribution. What is the maximum number of jars the factory can produce? 3. From a pool of 25 job applicants, five individuals are picked arbitrarily and their names are written down in a list. What is the probability that the resulting list will be in alphabetic order? (Assume there are no identical names.) 4. (From text) A well-shuffled 52-card deck is dealt to 4 players. Find the probability that each4....
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