## algebra Q (reposting with corrected notations)

Is there a way to solve for A and B which are probabilities when:

AN + BL = 1
(1 - A)^(M-1) x = k
(1 - B)^(M-1) y = k

It s ok to solve it for the limit case as N, L, and M go to infinity.

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