# Thread: my teacher is awful, so i am so lost... :(

1. ## my teacher is awful, so i am so lost... :(

ok heres the question...

A small school club has 16 students with 12 males and 4 females. 2 representatives are needed to meet with the principal. The names of the 16 students are put in a hat, and 2 are needed to selected at random to represent the club. Let X be the number of males selected. Then X has???

2. Originally Posted by zachlynn
ok heres the question...

A small school club has 16 students with 12 males and 4 females. 2 representatives are needed to meet with the principal. The names of the 16 students are put in a hat, and 2 are needed to selected at random to represent the club. Let X be the number of males selected. Then X has???
A hypergeomentric distribution k(X,16,12,2). See here.

RonL