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## #226 2012-05-03 06:34:58

bobbym
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### Re: Generating Functions

That is why it should not be. They count permutations.

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## #227 2012-05-03 06:48:39

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### Re: Generating Functions

Wait until later this evening or tomorrow,and we will discuss this properly.

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## #228 2012-05-03 06:50:08

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### Re: Generating Functions

Now you are talking turkey. Armed with your CAS you will be 100 times stronger.

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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## #229 2012-05-03 06:53:12

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### Re: Generating Functions

Of course! I think I am starting to like Maxima.

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## #230 2012-05-03 07:58:08

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### Re: Generating Functions

Hi bobbym

I got 887/55986

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## #231 2012-05-03 08:03:10

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### Re: Generating Functions

I am not getting that.

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## #232 2012-05-03 08:05:18

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### Re: Generating Functions

What do you get?

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## #233 2012-05-03 08:06:16

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### Re: Generating Functions

First put an x = 1 into your expanded answer what do you get?

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## #234 2012-05-03 08:08:34

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### Re: Generating Functions

55986

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The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #235 2012-05-03 08:13:25

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### Re: Generating Functions

Hmmm. Since that is a probability gf and each x powers coefficient is a probability.  When you put x = 1 you are summing the gf. Since that is all the possibilities what should that sum be?

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## #236 2012-05-03 08:15:05

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### Re: Generating Functions

Hi bobbym

I didn't make a probability counting GF,but a possibility counting one.

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## #237 2012-05-03 08:16:26

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### Re: Generating Functions

Not a good idea because you will not be able to turn that into a probability.

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## #238 2012-05-03 08:17:35

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### Re: Generating Functions

But when I put x=1 I get all the possibilities amd the coeff of x**17 gives me the favorable cases.

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## #239 2012-05-03 08:22:42

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### Re: Generating Functions

Maybe it does but what is a probability?

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #240 2012-05-03 08:23:36

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### Re: Generating Functions

P=favorable/all possible.

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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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## #241 2012-05-03 08:28:33

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### Re: Generating Functions

It is a ratio. It is a fraction. Now I ask you what do you put on the bottom of your number to get that ratio?

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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## #242 2012-05-03 08:29:33

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### Re: Generating Functions

All possible outcomes?

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## #243 2012-05-03 08:30:48

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### Re: Generating Functions

55986 / All possible outcomes

I put that into M and he just spit it out.

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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## #244 2012-05-03 08:31:52

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### Re: Generating Functions

That is the number I got too for the possible outcomes.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #245 2012-05-03 08:34:34

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### Re: Generating Functions

How did you compute this?

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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## #246 2012-05-03 08:36:55

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### Re: Generating Functions

No,I got the number 55986 to be down.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #247 2012-05-03 08:39:14

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### Re: Generating Functions

Then what is on top?

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #248 2012-05-03 08:42:32

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### Re: Generating Functions

887.

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
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #249 2012-05-03 08:45:48

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### Re: Generating Functions

That is not correct.

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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## #250 2012-05-03 08:48:30

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### Re: Generating Functions

Sorry,it's 3743.

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-05-03 08:49:10)

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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