Originally Posted by
tzvidf There are 5 men and 5 women in a class. X is the ranking of the top ranked woman in the class, where 1 is the highest ranking and 10 is the lowest. The question asks what is the probability that X equals each ranking from 1-10. I can clearly see that for 7-10 the answer is 0 simply because of the amount of people not adding up, but I have no idea even where to start with the rest of the answers. I want to say that any other position is just 1/2 but I feel like there's more to it than that. Can anyone help me?