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#351 2014-01-16 23:49:23

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#352 2014-01-16 23:56:59

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#353 2014-01-17 00:25:55

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#354 2014-01-17 00:30:40

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Okay.


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#355 2014-01-17 04:04:23

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#356 2014-01-17 04:22:07

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#357 2014-01-17 13:53:52

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#358 2014-01-17 16:24:36

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#359 2014-01-17 22:11:14

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#360 2014-01-17 22:14:11

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,

Okay..


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#361 2014-01-18 00:42:10

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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;

Sorry for the long delay. It seems that my method of programming  for the first time stop type of problem is very inefficient. This has been bothering me for sometime. Without a good simulation answer I am less able to come up with an answer.

I had to watch a video on the standard error to even bound the simulation. This showed I had to go much faster because the simulation had to be bigger.

I finally had to go to a forum for programming mathematica and ask how to do it. They showed me some ways that are much much faster then my best algorithms. Also, one of them showed me an analytical method that appears to solve the problem without me asking for it.

So, I am disqualified. Can you post your solutions?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#362 2014-01-18 01:22:56

gAr
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#363 2014-01-18 01:38:02

bobbym
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi gAr;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#364 2014-01-18 01:43:55

gAr
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Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#365 2014-01-18 01:49:53

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
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Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#366 2014-01-18 02:07:34

gAr
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Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi bobbym,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#367 2014-01-18 02:13:13

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,212

Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#368 2014-01-18 02:32:03

gAr
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Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#369 2014-01-18 02:39:59

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,212

Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#370 2014-01-18 04:16:10

gAr
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Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#371 2014-01-18 04:18:17

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,212

Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#372 2014-01-18 04:27:48

gAr
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Registered: 2011-01-09
Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#373 2014-01-18 04:28:53

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,212

Re: Probability problem.

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#374 2014-01-18 04:38:42

gAr
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Registered: 2011-01-09
Posts: 3,479

Re: Probability problem.

Hi,


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#375 2014-01-18 04:43:24

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,212

Re: Probability problem.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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