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5 marbles are placed in 5 diff boxes randomly . find the prob. that exactly two boxes remain empty . Given each box can hold any no of marbles ?

5 marbles are placed in 5 diff boxes randomly . find the prob. that exactly two boxes remain empty . Given each box can hold any no of marbles ?

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Ramesh V
70 Points
12 years ago

Taking these parameters into consideration that

all boxes look alike and we dont care abt how many marbles are thr in each box,

they are total possible 6 cases,

none of box empty

1 box empty

2 box empty

3 box empty

4 box empty

5 box empty

required prob. is 1/6

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any other solutions from other experts are most welcome and appreciated

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regards

Ramesh

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