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Re^5: [OT] Stats problem

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:32 UTC ( #1117943=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: [OT] Stats problem
in thread [OT] Stats problem

The events are not independent.

In the case of cards, yes! I think this is correct: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=product+of+1%2F%2853-n%29+for+n%3D1+to+52

But BrowserUk said:

Its not quite right because each card can only end up in one position; whereas with memory corruption; a value may (and usually will) be repeated.

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Re^6: [OT] Stats problem
by salva (Abbot) on Feb 26, 2015 at 14:04 UTC
    you are right!

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