Nov 8, 2018 Thread starter #1 R rainbow New member Oct 25, 2018 13 In a homicide case, 7 different witnesses picked the same man from a lineup. The line up contained 5 men. If the identification were made by random guesses, find the probability that all 7 witnesses would pick the same person.

In a homicide case, 7 different witnesses picked the same man from a lineup. The line up contained 5 men. If the identification were made by random guesses, find the probability that all 7 witnesses would pick the same person.

Nov 8, 2018 #2 W Wilmer In Memoriam Mar 19, 2012 376 Hint: the last 6 witnesses each have probability 1/5 of matching 1st witness.

Nov 9, 2018 #3 W Wilmer In Memoriam Mar 19, 2012 376 Btw, that means exactly 64 times out of a million attempts!!