Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 6th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118539710
ISBN 13: 978-1-11853-971-2

Chapter 2 - Section 2-1 - Sample Spaces and Events - Exercises - Page 26: 2-2


The sample space is: $S=\left\lbrace{eeee,eeen,eene,enee,neee,nnee,nene,neen, eenn,enen,enne,ennn,nenn,nnen,nnne,nnnn}\right\rbrace$

Work Step by Step

Let $e$ denote the in-error transmitted bits, and $n$ the not-in-error transmitted bits. Given each of four bits may be classified as $e$ or $n$, we'll have $2\times2\times2\times2=16$ elements in the sample space.
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