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Solution. To determine the probability that the card following the ﬁrst ace is the ace of spades, we need to calculate how many of the (52)! possible orderings of the cards have the ace of spades immediately following the ﬁrst ace. To begin, note that each ordering of the 52 cards can be obtained by ﬁrst ordering the 51 cards different from the ace of spades and then inserting the ace of spades into that ordering. Furthermore, for each of the (51)! orderings of the other cards, there is only one place where the ace of spades can be placed so that it follows the ﬁrst ace.

2. If E ( F, then P(E) … P(F). Proof. Since E ( F, it follows that we can express F as F = E ∪ Ec F Hence, because E and Ec F are mutually exclusive, we obtain, from Axiom 3, P(F) = P(E) + P(Ec F) which proves the result, since P(Ec F) Ú 0. 2 tells us, for instance, that the probability of rolling a 1 with a die is less than or equal to the probability of rolling an odd value with the die. The next proposition gives the relationship between the probability of the union of two events, expressed in terms of the individual probabilities, and the probability of the intersection of the events.

B) Use the preceding recursion to compute H3 (5). Hint: First compute H2 (n) for n = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 16. Consider a tournament of n contestants in which the outcome is an ordering of these contestants, with ties allowed. That is, the outcome partitions the players into groups, with the ﬁrst group consisting of the players that tied for ﬁrst place, the next group being those that tied for the next-best position, and so on. Let N(n) denote the number of different possible outcomes. For instance, N(2) = 3, since, in a tournament with 2 contestants, player 1 could be uniquely ﬁrst, player 2 could be uniquely ﬁrst, or they could tie for ﬁrst.