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Re^3: Wordfeud racks

by choroba (Bishop)
on Jul 31, 2013 at 08:33 UTC ( #1047206=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Wordfeud racks
in thread Wordfeud racks

a couple of millions
Please, see Re^2: Wordfeud racks.
a few seconds to enumerate them all
And Re^2: Wordfeud racks also.

Update: You were right. See Re: Wordfeud racks.

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Re^4: Wordfeud racks
by Laurent_R (Canon) on Jul 31, 2013 at 23:28 UTC

    Thank you for your update choroba. I upvoted your post for this (I had not seen your post before the update, but if I had, I would have most probably neither upvoted not downvoted it at the time, I was only expressing a relatively well informed opinion, certainly not a certainty, and there was a possibility that I goofed it completely). I actually made some calculations, but with a number of very rough hypotheses on the letter distribution, my rough initial estimate on the number of unique racks was about 1.7 million, which is why I came up with a couple of million estimate. It seems that the number of possible racks is slightly less 3.2 million, so I was off by almost a factor of 2. But, still, the right order of magnitude, much closer than other estimates. Not too bad, in the end.

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