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All outcomes in set b are equally likely probability

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Unformatted text preview: what is the (conditional) probability that the first 2 tosses were heads? • Outcome: a partition of the 52 cards – number of outcomes: 52! 13! 13! 13! 13! • All outcomes in set B are equally likely: probability p3(1 − p)7 – Conditional probability law is uniform • Count number of ways of distributing the four aces: 4 · 3 · 2 • Number of outcomes in B : • Count number of ways of dealing the remaining 48 cards • Out of the outcomes in B , how many start with HH? 48! 12! 12! 12! 12! • Answer: 48! 12! 12! 12! 12! 52! 13! 13! 13! 13! 4·3·2 2...
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This document was uploaded on 03/17/2014 for the course EECS 6.041 at MIT.

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