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 Marbles in a Jar (Posted on 2006-05-18)
You have a jar that is filled with a hundred marbles, each of them either black or white, but you have no idea how many of each color there are. However, you have been told that all possible quantities of white marbles (from 0 to 100, both inclusive) are equally probable.

You randomly select 100 marbles from the jar one at a time, with replacement, and they are all white. What is the probability that the jar contains only white marbles?

 See The Solution Submitted by tomarken Rating: 3.4000 (5 votes)

 Subject Author Date How many marbles? Gina Ernyey 2006-05-25 20:48:00 re(2): A solution Dej Mar 2006-05-20 03:49:26 re: A solution Charlie 2006-05-19 09:23:08 A solution Dej Mar 2006-05-18 16:54:47 re: solution -- the exact answer Charlie 2006-05-18 13:49:42 A try owl 2006-05-18 13:45:44 solution Charlie 2006-05-18 13:36:43 My approach Ryan 2006-05-18 13:07:54 Partial Solution iamkobe 2006-05-18 12:20:31 First thoughts iamkobe 2006-05-18 12:06:39

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