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Duality and Symmetry in the Hypergeometric Distribution

by William Barnier (Sonoma State University) and James Jantosciak (Brooklyn College (CUNY))

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 2002

Subject classification(s): Univariate Distributions | Probability | Statistics and Probability
Applicable Course(s): 7.2 Probability

The authors derive a symmetric formula for the hypergeometric distribution.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Probability | Discrete Distributions, Hypergeometric
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