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Then the probability a random child comes from a family with i children is 16 8 5 4 , P2 = 48 , P3 = 15 , P4 = 48 , and P5 = 48 . given by (and denoted by Pi ) is P1 = 48 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 6 1 1 1 1 1 0 Table 3: The elements of the sample space where the second die is strictly larger in value than the first. Problem 22 (shuffling a deck of cards) To have the ordering exactly the same we must have k heads in a row (which leave the first k cards unmoved) followed by n − k tails in a row (which will move the cards k + 1, k + 2, .

To get 64! (64 − 8)! 64 8 = 4426165368 . The number of locations where eight rooks can be placed who won’t be able to capture any of the other is given by 82 · 72 · 62 · 52 · 42 · 32 · 22 · 12 , Which can be reasoned as follows. The first rook can be placed in 64 different places. Once this rook is located we cannot place the next rook in the same row or column that the first rook holds. This leaves seven choices for a row and seven choices for a column giving a total of 72 = 49 possible choices.

3 . Part (c): To calculate the probability that both A and B occurs we want to evaluate P (A ∩ B), which can be found by using P (A ∪ B) = P (A) + P (B) − P (A ∩ B) . 5 = 0 , Problem 9 (accepting credit cards) Let A be the event that a person carries the American Express card and B be the event that a person carries the VISA card. Then we want to evaluate P (∪B), the probability that a person carries the American Express card or the person carries the VISA card. 77 . Problem 10 (wearing rings and necklaces) Let P (A) be the probability that a student wears a ring.