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What is the probability that the 7th place finisher

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Unformatted text preview: A plus the number of subsets disjoint from B minus the number of subsets disjoint from {0, 1, 2, 3}. 2 7 + 2 8 − 2 6 = 128 + 256 − 64 = 320 (b). What is the probability that a randomly picked subset of {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6} contains exactly 3 elements? Simplify to a fraction in lowest terms. ⎛ 6⎞ ⎜ 3⎟ 20 5 ⎝⎠ = Solution: 6 = 2 64 16 4. Suppose that in a race between 8 gamecocks and 12 tigers, each runner is equally likely to finish in any position. What is the probability that the 7th place finisher is the 3rd ga...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2014 for the course MATH 511 taught by Professor Sumner during the Spring '13 term at South Carolina.

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