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## #1 2007-02-04 16:46:38

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
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### Probability

Which number (that is, total) is most likely to appear when four dice(s) are cast?

Later, check with paper and pencil, if necessary, to find out whther what you had initially in your mind is right?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #2 2007-02-04 19:37:51

Toast
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### Re: Probability

I guessed

, dunno why. I'll check it later...

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## #3 2007-02-05 01:22:50

kylekatarn
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### Re: Probability

Last edited by kylekatarn (2007-02-05 01:23:10)

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## #4 2007-02-05 01:38:13

mathsyperson
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### Re: Probability

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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## #5 2007-02-05 02:01:47

ganesh
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### Re: Probability

I haven't worked it out yet, on paper...but I thought the same way mathsyperson did...and in all likelyhood, that is the right answer

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #6 2007-02-20 09:34:40

pi man
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### Re: Probability

Last edited by pi man (2007-02-20 09:35:10)

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## #7 2007-02-21 08:58:22

Kurre
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i guessed on:

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## #8 2007-02-21 10:56:43

MathsIsFun
Registered: 2005-01-21
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### Re: Probability

Straight of the top of my head:

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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## #9 2007-02-21 16:58:45

ganesh
Registered: 2005-06-28
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### Re: Probability

Very logical! Very good thinking, MathsIsFun!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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