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#1 2014-12-16 00:28:12

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Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability


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#2 2014-12-19 04:21:39

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

Got around to watching the video with my brother.


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#3 2014-12-19 04:27:41

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

Did you like it?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#4 2014-12-19 04:30:55

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

I had some negative opinions about it.


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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#5 2014-12-19 04:36:11

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

As expected.

What are they?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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#6 2014-12-19 04:39:00

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

He sure behaves like my father.


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#7 2014-12-19 04:51:14

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

He should give a lecture over here in Vegas so I could attend and walk over to him and say, "I know you are good but how about coming up with real problem, an interesting one."


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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#8 2014-12-19 04:59:11

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

What are the possibilities of winning two lotteries on the same day considering that 1) You are buying lotteries from Chris2  2) You can only start of with the number 1 and the number 0 as the last digits.

Here are how the lotteries numbers are formatted in my lottery
000000-000000-00
Where 0 can we 0-9

You can only start of with the number 1 and 0
which is
100000-00000-00
Where the digits in between the last can we 0-9.

The question is : What are the possibility of winning it twice.

Last edited by David (2014-12-19 04:59:45)


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#9 2014-12-19 05:17:32

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

Always a 1 as the first digit and a 0 as the last? How many tickets do I buy?


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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#10 2014-12-19 05:21:00

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

You can only buy tickets with always 1 and 0 as the first and last digits.


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#11 2014-12-19 05:22:29

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

1 ticket per lottery?


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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#12 2014-12-19 05:23:28

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

Yes.


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#13 2014-12-19 05:27:57

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

It says insignificant memory when I want to do another calculation...
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#14 2014-12-19 05:32:44

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Re: Dr. Loh's Talk on Probability

For your probability question.


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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