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Probability of constant leading (Posted on 2015-10-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Imagine an election between two candidates.
A receives m votes, B receives n votes, and A wins (m>n).

If the ballots are cast one at a time, what is the probability that A will lead all the way throughout the voting process?

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Hints/Tips re: Formula with partial proof | Comment 2 of 5 |
(In reply to Formula with partial proof by Jer)


(m+2)/(m-2)    is    >1

Should be (m-2)/(m+2)

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2015-10-06 08:31:12
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