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CrossRef Google Scholar I think this term is maybe indicating that we can arrange each of our chosen elements in a different order. I must say that I feel I'd have no chance of working this out on my own. This is the vowel. And page 19 this is the way you count a permutation of.
For EACH set of seven elements we choose. I suppose choosing 1 out of 5 reduces to this.. See below. One follows something of a script. Boiling things down into elementary situations like this. I think that I can appreciate that I might develop an " eye" for spotting things like this more easily. What is a bit difficult to see. I remain a little confused as to whether. I still don't SEE how it works though.
Not the case. Perhaps follows from the fact that we are removing are required to remove ALL the instances of our required type. This feels like a new way of going about things that they have followed here. Since it is a case of OR. It feels quite instructive to consider the problem "all spades in a hand of 5" without the buildup of the previous pages. You might begin thinking "13 in a suit. The number 51 choose 4 is the number of hands that contain 1 ace.
But then also "But we only need 5 specific cards out of the 52". We divide that by the number of hands simpliciter. It is the expression as a whole that gives the PROB. What this expression says is that. Don't try to jump the gun. The numerator should be seen as obviously giving that.
So '52 choose 5' is your total sample space. The key is this. So note how. I think that here. Regarding the example as a whole. Denominator is giving total number of hands. Pretty obvious what is happening in this case. The second term subtracts away. I think. One way to think about this which seems to work. This is a bit abstract to know exactly what is meant.
Makes sense to do this. I think it is a piece of luck that the area here can be computed so easily. The reason is that. Such an area is basically the size of the sample space. See Bersektas p This is the 'universe' specifying possible positions of the pin. All possible combinations of angles and values of 'y'. The formula given in Bersektas Not sure how this simplification works out. Quite an understandable way of putting it.
But then. Oh yes. I see this. But I don't see why it is the reciprocal. The number of combinations giving the total. Stated in Bersektas p Simple stuff. So apparently. I think this may be using the chain rule for AND.
Not sure how this is solved.
An interesting distinction. Don't think this situation is covered in Bersektas. I think I fairly follow. The places you pick are going to end up determining the permutation. I don't know. Quite an interesting property. OK yes. I follow this.
And its useful! One can see it. Very simple Yes OK. Ah yes. The probability of the outcome 'k'. I suppose that. Just note how it is set up. Whereas in the latter case it is just this single permutation. Though notice that there is nothing in this formula that is trying to represent that. This all. Not sure about this. This formula seems good. Can't fully recall the AND rule is it just adding probabilities? Because these are. OK fine. Important philosop hical stuff.
So basically. Note that the denominator in this term and the "main term" have swapped. See page 61 above. In the circumstances given by the conditions. In other words. Average number of successes. Yeah fine. We recall this from the previous chapter.
I think the fraction here comes from having created a common denominator. See page Focus on what it is we're talking about.
And this is laughably unfriendly. Pretty simple. I don't follow this proof. That is to say. Fairly helpful summary discussion. Our "random variable". The value we expect 'X' to have. Seems we choose '1' for F failure since we're interested in 'number of tries before success'. Is this supposed to tell us that the probability would be the same for any?
Bernoulli trials introduced page The 'random variable'.. So our 'hits' are 'F's.. Mmm yes. So this for example is the probability of getting two failures. I see this reasonableness. I think i.
Is there. So here. The success. That is our chosen random variable X. And we apply this. To see this. For we are here treating the prob of a particular B. This is pretty much fine. Just remember what these numbers are. Refer back to the previous example if it stops making sense. Not really too sure what. Yep fine.
GIVEN first roll is 4. Fractions give probabilities. GIVEN that it is one of these results? Of course. Expectation of the number of rolls. Because there are 6 ways of getting a 7. The number of rolls. This seems a usefully picturesque analogy. Producing probabilities.
Pretty understandable so far. Integrating over the relevant limits of integration corresponding to the interval. All seems OK.
Note this detail. Comfortable with this.