Thread: The Ballot Box
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Old 10-16-2002, 01:13 AM
PseudoPserious PseudoPserious is offline
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Default Re: The Ballot Box

Okay, I thought about this some more on the drive home...I no longer think that:

P(N) = (probability of not having a tie with votes 1 through (N-1))*(probability of drawing N/2 a votes and N/2 b votes in N tries from the population (a+b) without replacement)

makes sense. I think I'm still double counting somewhere. I'll think about it some more tomorrow.

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