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Draw and go (Posted on 2014-10-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A class, consisting of g girls and b boys receieved 2k promotional theatre tickets.
Given that b<2k and g<2k, what is the probability that within the group of theatre-goers there will be more girls than boys?

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Hints/Tips re: Solution or partial solution ... clarification | Comment 2 of 14 |
(In reply to Solution or partial solution by Dej Mar)

b,g are given values.

Consider a class with 14 girls and 6 boys receiving 8 free tickets that will be distributed randomly (maybe the omission of the way the tickets will be assigned caused the misunderstanding).

There may be any subset of 8 students  (b,g)  from (0,8) ,(1,7) ...to(6,2).

Following my amendmen / clarification, please solve the puzzle for the above example and for the original generic puzzle.


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-10-09 03:00:18
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