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## #126 2014-09-15 09:01:56

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### Re: Markov chains

with a(0)=1 and a(n)=0 when n<0

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## #127 2014-09-15 09:31:01

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### Re: Markov chains

Hi;

That latex needs a little bit of tweaking.

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## #128 2014-09-15 09:46:21

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### Re: Markov chains

Fixed it. I was in a hurry.

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## #129 2014-09-15 09:57:02

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### Re: Markov chains

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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## #130 2014-09-15 10:24:42

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### Re: Markov chains

No, it cannot. a(0) is 1.

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## #131 2014-09-15 11:34:38

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### Re: Markov chains

Oh sorry, I thought it was 0. it seems to be converging to 1 / 3 which is not the correct answer.

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## #132 2014-09-15 11:44:51

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### Re: Markov chains

What is converging to that?

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## #133 2014-09-15 11:47:32

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### Re: Markov chains

I am getting that for

as n approaches infinity.

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## #134 2014-09-15 11:49:00

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### Re: Markov chains

What should it be?

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## #135 2014-09-15 11:51:58

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### Re: Markov chains

I might be able to answer that when you tell me what that recurrence represents.

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## #136 2014-09-15 12:05:48

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### Re: Markov chains

It's the probability.

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## #137 2014-09-15 18:45:29

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### Re: Markov chains

Of what? All or one number?

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## #138 2014-09-16 00:09:15

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### Re: Markov chains

It's the probability of getting to a number while rolling.

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## #139 2014-09-16 00:22:10

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### Re: Markov chains

All the numbers or just 1 number?

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## #140 2014-09-16 00:37:23

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### Re: Markov chains

Just one. For example, there is 1/5 chance to get to 1 in one sequence of rolls. To get 11..14, something more has to be done to prevent counting the cases where we get to a lower one, but that is easy.

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## #141 2014-09-16 00:40:38

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### Re: Markov chains

Are you sure it is easy?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #142 2014-09-16 00:43:33

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### Re: Markov chains

Yes. Just subtract 1/5 of the probability for those you don't need. E.g.: P1(11)=P(11)-P(10)/5.

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## #143 2014-09-16 00:44:49

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### Re: Markov chains

Okay, so then will you please put the final answer to the question.

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## #144 2014-09-16 01:10:37

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### Re: Markov chains

Hi bobbym

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #145 2014-09-16 01:18:22

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### Re: Markov chains

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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## #146 2014-09-16 01:20:37

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### Re: Markov chains

I have already fixed it.

So, those are correct?

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## #147 2014-09-16 01:21:52

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### Re: Markov chains

Yes, they are but your recurrence will not get them so how?

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #148 2014-09-16 01:24:27

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### Re: Markov chains

Oh, but it will. I will explain, I just need to eat.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #149 2014-09-16 01:28:00

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### Re: Markov chains

Okay, I will wait.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #150 2014-09-16 01:47:02

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### Re: Markov chains

Okay, so for numbers 1-10, we can use the recurrence. Then for 11-14, we use:

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