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    random variable!

    two socks are selected at random and remove in succession from a drawer containing 5 brown socks and 3 green socks. list the elements of the sample space, the corresponding values of the random variable

    pls help on this, thanks

    sample space 3+5=8

    elements, (bb)bbbggg, (bb)bggg, (bg)gg
    2/8 2/4 2/2

    this is the effort i have made.
    Last edited by lawochekel; April 19th 2012 at 03:31 AM. Reason: update!
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    Re: random variable!

    Quote Originally Posted by lawochekel View Post
    two socks are selected at random and remove in succession from a drawer containing 5 brown socks and 3 green socks. list the elements of the sample space, the corresponding values of the random variable
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    Why don't you do that? Post the result. Let us check it.
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    Re: random variable!

    hi i think that it should be s=bb,bg,gb,gg hence sx=2,1,1,o ie the random variable...when checking for the no. of brown socks
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