Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Ashmar26
Group Title
A vending machine offers 8 different drinks. One day, 6 employees each purchased a drink from the vending machine. Find the probability that at least 2 employees purchased the same drink. Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Ashmar26 Group Title
A vending machine offers 8 different drinks. One day, 6 employees each purchased a drink from the vending machine. Find the probability that at least 2 employees purchased the same drink. Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

shubhamsrg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
find probability that no employee purchased the same drink and subtract from 1.
 2 years ago

shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
total cases: each man has 8 choices.so total cases = 8^6. each has different drink: cases = 8*7*6*5*4*3. for at least two have same drink = total cases  when each have different drink = 8^6  8*7*6*5*4*3. probability = (8^6  8*7*6*5*4*3) / (8^6).
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.