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## Solutions for A First Course in Probability (10th Edition)

Problem 1.1P:

a. How many different 7-place license plates are possible if the first 2 places are for letters and...

Problem 1.2P:

How many outcome sequences are possible ten a die is rolled four times, where we say, for instance,...

Problem 1.3P:

Twenty workers are to be assigned to 20 different jobs, one to each job. How many different...

Problem 1.4P:

John, Jim, Jay, and Jack have formed a band consisting of 4 instruments if each of the boys can play...

Problem 1.5P:

For years, telephone area codes in the United States and Canada consisted of a sequence of three...

Problem 1.6P:

A well-known nursery rhyme starts as follows: As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with 7 wives....

Problem 1.7P:

a. In how many ways can 3 boys and 3 girls sit in a row? b. In how many ways can 3 boys and 3 girls...

Problem 1.8P:

When all letters are used, how many different letter arrangements can be made from the letters a....

Problem 1.9P:

A child has 12 blocks, of which 6 are black, 4 are red, 1 is white, and 1 is blue. If the child puts...

Problem 1.10P:

In how many ways can 8 people be seated in a row if a. there are no restrictions on the seating...

Problem 1.11P:

In how many ways can 3 novels. 2 mathematics books, and 1 chemistry book be arranged on a bookshelf...

Problem 1.12P:

How many 3 digit numbers zyz, with x, y, z all ranging from 0 to9 have at least 2 of their digits...

Problem 1.13P:

How many different letter permutations, of any length, can be made using the letters M 0 T T 0. (For...

Problem 1.14P:

Five separate awards (best scholarship, best leadership qualities, and so on) are to be presented to...

Problem 1.15P:

Consider a group of 20 people. If everyone shakes hands with everyone else, how many handshakes take...

Problem 1.16P:

How many 5-card poker hands are there?

Problem 1.17P:

A dance class consists of 22 students, of which 10 are women and 12 are men. If 5 men and 5 women...

Problem 1.18P:

A student has to sell 2 books from a collection of 6 math, 7 science, and 4 economics books. How...

Problem 1.19P:

Seven different gifts are to be distributed among 10 children. How many distinct results are...

Problem 1.20P:

A committee of 7, consisting of 2 Republicans, 2 Democrats, and 3 Independents, is to be chosen from...

Problem 1.21P:

From a group of 8 women and 6 men, a committee consisting of 3 men and 3 women is to be formed. How...

Problem 1.22P:

A person has 8 friends, of whom S will be invited to a party. a. How many choices are there if 2 of...

Problem 1.23P:

Consider the grid of points shown at the top of the next column. Suppose that, starting at the point...

Problem 1.24P:

In Problem 23, how many different paths are there from A to B that go through the point circled in...

Problem 1.25P:

A psychology laboratory conducting dream research contains 3 rooms, with 2 beds in each room. If 3...

Problem 1.26P:

Show k=0n(nk)2k=3n Simplify k=0n(nk)xk

Problem 1.29P:

Expand (x1+2x2+3x3)4.

Problem 1.30P:

If 12 people are to be divided into 3 committees of respective sizes 3, 4, and 5, how many divisions...

Problem 1.31P:

If 8 new teachers are to be divided among 4 schools, how many divisions are possible? What if each...

Problem 1.32P:

Ten weight lifters are competing in a team weight-lifting contest. Of the lifters, 3 are from the...

Problem 1.33P:

Delegates from 10 countries, including Russia, France, England, and the United States, are to be...

Problem 1.34P:

If 8 identical blackboards are to be divided among 4 schools, how many divisions are possible? How...

Problem 1.35P:

An elevator starts at the basement with 8 people (not including the elevator operator) and...

Problem 1.36P:

We have 520.000 that must be invested among 4 possible opportunities. Each investment must be...

Problem 1.37P:

Suppose that 10 fish are caught at a lake that contains 5 distinct types of fish. a. How many...

Problem 1.2TE:

Two experiments are to be performed. The first can result in any one of m possible outcomes. If the...

Problem 1.3TE:

In how many ways can r objects be selected from a set of n objects if the order of selection is...

Problem 1.5TE:

Determine the number of vectors (x1,...,xn), such that each x1 is either 0 or 1 andi=1nxiK

Problem 1.6TE:

How many vectors x1,...,xk are there for which each xi is a positive integer such that1xin and...

Problem 1.8TE:

Prove that (n+mr)=(n0)(mr)+(n1)(mr1)+...+(nr)(m0) Hint: Consider a group of n men and m women. How...

Problem 1.9TE:

Use Theoretical Exercise 8 I to prove that (2nn)=k=0n(nk)2

Problem 1.10TE:

From a group of n people, suppose that we want to choose a committee of k,kn, one of whom is to be...

Problem 1.11TE:

The following identity is known as Fermats combinatorial identity:(nk)=i=kn(i1k1)nk Give a...

Problem 1.12TE:

Consider the following combinatorial identity: k=0nk(nk)=n2n1 a. Present a combinatorial argument...

Problem 1.14TE:

From a set of n people, a committee of size j is to be chosen, and from this committee, a...

Problem 1.15TE:

Let Hn(n) be the number of vectors x1,...,xk for which each xi is a positive integer satisfying 1xin...

Problem 1.16TE:

Consider a tournament of n contestants in which the outcome is an ordering of these contestants,...

Problem 1.21TE:

Argue that there are exactly (rk)(n1nr+k) solutions of x1+x2+...+xr=n for which exactly k of the xi...

Problem 1.23TE:

Determine the number of vectors (xi,...,xn) such that each xi, is a nonnegative integer and i=1nxik.

Problem 1.1STPE:

How many different linear arrangements are there of the letters A, B, C, D, E, F for which a. A and...

Problem 1.2STPE:

If 4 Americans, 3 French people, and 3 British people are to be seated in a row, how many seating...

Problem 1.3STPE:

A president. treasurer, and secretary. all different, are to be chosen from a club onsisting of 10...

Problem 1.9STPE:

Consider three classes, each consisting of n students. From this group of 3n students, a group of 3...

Problem 1.13STPE:

An art collection on auction consisted of 4 Dalis, 5 van Goghs. and 6 Picassos, At the auction were...

Problem 1.15STPE:

A total of n students are enrolled in a review course for the actuarial examination in probability....

Problem 1.19STPE:

If there are no restrictions on where the digits and letters are placed, how many 8-place license...

Problem 1.20STPE:

Verify the identityx1+...+xr=n,xi0n!x1!x2!...xr!=rn a. by a combinatorial argument that first notes...

Problem 1.21STPE:

Simplify n(n2)+(n3)...+(1)n+1(nn)

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Chapter 1 - Combinatorial AnalysisChapter 2 - Axioms Of ProbabilityChapter 3 - Conditional Probability And IndependenceChapter 4 - Random VariablesChapter 5 - Continuous Random VariablesChapter 6 - Jointly Distributed Random VariablesChapter 7 - Properties Of ExpectationChapter 8 - Limit TheoremsChapter 9 - Additional Topics In ProbabilityChapter 10 - Simulation

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a. How many different 7-place license plates are possible if the first 2 places are for letters and...A box contains 3 marbles: 1 red, 1 green, and 1 blue. Consider an experiment that consists of taking...Two fair dice are rolled. What is the conditional probability that at least one lands on 6 given...Two balls are chosen randomly from an urn containing 8 white, 4 black, and 2 orange balls. Suppose...Let X be a random variable with probability density function f(x)={c(1x2)1x00otherwise a. What is...Two fair dice are rolled. Find the joint probability mass function of X and Y when a. X is the...A player throws a fair die and simultaneously flips a fair coin, If the coin lands heads, then she...Suppose that X is a random variable with mean and variance both equal to 20. What can be said about...Customers arrive at a bank at a Poisson rate . Suppose that two customers arrived during the first...

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