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Topic: Probability problem
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Barry Schwarz

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Re: Probability problem
Posted: May 4, 2013 9:31 AM
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What does it mean for two samples to be separated in distance?

When you say K of them occurs, to you mean at least K or exactly K?

On Sat, 4 May 2013 05:50:09 -0700 (PDT), nagen79@gmail.com wrote:

>[Question]
>I have N samples with each separated by distance meters. Probability of
>
>each samples are P0.....Pn-1. Now I need to find probability that at
>least K of this occurs. There are N samples each with different
>probabilities , I need to find out K of them occurs . Each can occur
>only once.
>
>[Difficulty]
>If it were equal probability things would have been simpler. Since there
>
>can be many combinations now. Total probability of K event out of N
>occurring with unequal probability is little tricky. Each can occur only


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