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

ganesh
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Probability

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

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

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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

touched

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

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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 smile


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

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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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Re: Probability

i guessed on:

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

MathsIsFun
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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
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Re: Probability

Very logical! Very good thinking, MathsIsFun!


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