Bingo - "x Marks" expected calls

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Hi Mike

I have enjoyed your site for many years (decades now).


On your Bingo Probabilities 2 pages, you say (if I understand correctly) that (one-way only) patterns containing the same number of marks have the same expected calls.

But, don't you have to take into account the fact that some "x Mark patterns" omit some of the columns - and, therefore, reduce the number of balls eligible to be called.

So, for example, on your Bingo Pattern Probabilities pdf, you show two 4-mark patterns (Inside Corners and Large Diamond Corners) having different expected calls. I'm pretty sure the different expected calls calculation is due to different numbers of columns being used for calling.

Or, have I just misunderstood your statement on Bingo Probabilities 2?

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