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March 31st, 2015, 04:34 PM   #1
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probability formula needed

There are 13 marbles numbered 1 thru 13 in a bag. You are given 17 chances to choose number 3 marble replacement allowed. What is the formula? Thanks.

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Hello, mathminor!

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There are 13 marbles numbered 1 thru 13 in a bag.
You are given 17 chances to choose number 3 marble,
replacement allowed. What is the formula?

What is the probability that you do not get a "3" in 17 tries?





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