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Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 00:06:44 -0800

Subject: Re: [OT] Math

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>If I fire six missiles, each of which hits with a 1 in 6 chance, I
>know the chance of getting six hits is (1/6)^6 and the chance of
>getting six misses is (5/6)^6. Let's say, though, that I want to know
>what the probability is for getting four hits? I could work out all
>the 46000+ possible results and track them....
Four hits is (1/6)^4, IIRC
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