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Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:46pm.

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**MathMate**, Monday, May 14, 2012 at 3:52pmThis is a hypergeometric distribution problem.

Assuming that the tagged whales are subsequently randomly distributed in the whale population, we have population N, where

N = (115/5)*100 = 2300 approximately.

For more accurate estimations, use the hypergeomatric distribution and maximize P(5).

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