(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Suppose that Joe draws k balls from and urn containing n red balls and n green balls, without replacing the balls after they are drawn. Similarly, Mary draws k balls from an urn containing m red balls and m green balls, without replacing the balls after they are drawn. We want to computer the probability that Joe and Mary will draw the same number of red balls.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Let E be the event that J and M draw the same number of red balls.

So P(E) = P(J draws i red balls and M draws i red balls)

= P(J draws i red balls) P(M draws i red balls)

I don't know how to write P(J draws i red balls)

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# Complicated probability question with urns and balls

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