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Originally Posted by nkatz
So can you say that P(X) populates the bin and determines mu? In that case we would be sampling P(X); is this correct?

affects the value of
because it affects the probability of each
, so the probability of red marbles (i.e.,
's where
) changes accordingly. We are sampling according to
, except that when we look at the bin abstraction of the situation, we only care about the color of
not its identity, so the binaryevent probability
is sufficient to characterize sampling of the marbles.