Problem 640
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Problem 640
I know that this problem is rather new so I try to ask in a way that doesn't disclosure useful information. Suppose that the game described in this problem is played with a wheel with N pockets (N=2 and N=6) of equal size. For N=2 the expected number is 5.673651. The more precise value would be (I hope) 5.673650793650... (without rounding), so the eighth to twelfth digits after decimal points are 93650. Can anybody confirm these values for eighth to twelfth digits (all without rounding)?
N=2: 93650
N=3: 16302
N=4: 53254
N=5: 93356
N=6: 95798
N=2: 93650
N=3: 16302
N=4: 53254
N=5: 93356
N=6: 95798
Re: Problem 640
Your values for N=2 or 3 are correct. The rest are incorrect.
Re: Problem 640
It seems I'm having the same problem as tuple, as I get those answers too.
Edit: Solved it now. I had made an assumption that was not true in every situation, and from reading the problem's thread, many others did so too.
Edit: Solved it now. I had made an assumption that was not true in every situation, and from reading the problem's thread, many others did so too.
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Re: Problem 640
@jaap, may I PM you my assumptions and a question? I believe I'm having the same difficulty tuple describes.
Re: Problem 640
Sure, go ahead.LarryBlake wrote: ↑Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:55 pm@jaap, may I PM you my assumptions and a question? I believe I'm having the same difficulty tuple describes.
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Re: Problem 640
glad I'm not the only one who gets this highly accurate wrong answerN=6: 95798
back to the thinking board, i guess...
Re: Problem 640
I did the same mistake.
Thanks for this post. It confirmed that it wasn't a precision error.
Thanks for this post. It confirmed that it wasn't a precision error.
Re: Problem 640
Is any available to view my assumptions for this problem, i have been trying this now , on and off for a while now, and am making little progress
Thanks
Thanks