Hello people, I need some help with this one, please. We throw r balls into n cells, randomly ( r >=n ) What is the probability that at least one cell will stay empty ? thank you !
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Originally Posted by Wee G Hello people, I need some help with this one, please. We throw r balls into n cells, randomly ( r >=n ) What is the probability that at least one cell will stay empty ? thank you ! Funny that you should be asking this ... I made the attached file today that should help you. May I ask what kind of class this is for?
Last edited by hpe; Nov 11th 2005 at 07:53 PM.
the class is "Distribution Theory", part of a backelor degree in statistics
Originally Posted by Wee G the class is "Distribution Theory", part of a backelor degree in statistics Essentially the number of empty bins has a hypergeometric distribution, if I'm not mistaken.
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