There are 16 people including me and my friend John left in a hat. A draw is going to take place. What is the probability of me being drawn against John?
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Originally Posted by IronMan There are 16 people including me and my friend John left in a hat. A draw is going to take place. What is the probability of me being drawn against John? $\displaystyle \frac{1}{15}$ Consider you being the first of the 16 people, so there is a chance of 1 that you will be picked. Therefore there are now 15 people left, any one of which could be John
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