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Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHi guys again! I need help with this problem: Last edited by infinitebrain (20130109 16:04:02) The best thing about life is you don't know what to expect #2 20130109 15:29:20
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHi;
Four flavors of ice cream? Three scoops of what? different types. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20130110 15:34:52
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemThe total ways of getting a three scoop cone would be: This is because we can get multiple stuff of one flavor. I see you have graph paper. You must be plotting something #4 20130110 16:00:15
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHi cooljackie; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20130110 19:13:40
Re: Combinatoric/Probability Problemhi
To me, this means you can buy an ice cream called a daily sundae, which means you get three scoops of ice cream. You can choose the flavours for your scoops: so you could have all three different; or have some repeats. Order of repeats wouldn't matter; how you eat them is independent of the purchase order! You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #6 20130110 23:35:24
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemInterestingly enough, the solution is also 6C3 The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #8 20130111 06:02:06
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemI actually got the solution 6C3 from using a GF: Last edited by anonimnystefy (20130111 10:35:06) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #9 20130111 06:07:08
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemUntil infinitebrain gives a little more... In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #10 20130111 07:07:54
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHm? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #11 20130111 07:10:43
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemIf order counts? If he wants different scoops or not. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #12 20130111 07:31:02
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHe does not. That is how you choose icecream scoops... Last edited by anonimnystefy (20130111 07:31:38) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #13 20130111 08:28:52
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHe does not what? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #14 20130111 08:33:06
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHe does not want it without repetitions. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #15 20130111 09:11:02
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemThen don't you think 64 is the answer as I said above? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #16 20130111 09:16:35
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemNo, because you count vanilla, vanilla, strawberry combination 3 times! Order does not count. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #17 20130111 09:17:50
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemThat is very good! So you agree with my answer of 20 in post #4 for when order does not count. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #18 20130111 09:22:56
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemYes! Last edited by anonimnystefy (20130111 09:23:24) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #19 20130111 09:34:51
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemI know, I saw it. It is very good. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #20 20130111 09:45:17
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemAnd very simple... The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #21 20130111 09:51:43
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #22 20130111 10:35:28
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemFixed it. I had my GFs mixed. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #23 20130111 10:41:07
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #24 20130111 10:57:53
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemThanks! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #25 20130309 11:34:03
Re: Combinatoric/Probability ProblemOh yes thanks guys for this! Thanks to you and a little more studying I figured it out! The best thing about life is you don't know what to expect 