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Sample space problem

  1. Oct 5, 2005 #1
    Determine the sample space for this random experiment:

    An urn contains six balls numbered 1-6. The random experiment consists of selecting five balls without replacement.

    The way i did it was by figuring that the balls were selected simultaneously so i got six different combinations. But what if they are selected one at a time?
     
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  3. Oct 5, 2005 #2
    If they were selected one at a time, what would the final sample space be for each possible combination? I'll give you a hint: I don't think what you did and what the answer to the problem is differs so much :)
     
  4. Oct 7, 2005 #3

    Tom Mattson

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    Don't post multiple threads for the same topic.
     
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