Posted by OIan on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 3:14am.
Bibi wants to send invitations to some of her friends to come to her birthday party. She has contact information for 37 friends stored on her phone, but she only wants to invite 21 of those people to her party. She tries to send out a message to the 21 people, but her phone malfunctions and sends the message to three random contacts. The probability that exactly one person who got the invitation was not supposed to be invited to the party can be expressed as ab, where a and b are positive, coprime numbers. What is the value of a+b?

maths  Tony, Monday, April 29, 2013 at 9:40am
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