
Re: the probability theory has holes!
Posted:
Dec 2, 2009 7:54 AM


In article <e7dcfa6839054ad49e0fe2207c70a56a@r5g2000yqb.googlegroups.com> eestath <stathopoulosee@gmail.com> writes: > try to understand what i' am saying not what you are taught! > > If you model Eratosthenes sieve: > > first you exclude 1/2 of the numbers: 2,4,6,8,10,...then > you exclude 1/3 of them but 1/2 of them are allready excluded, so you > actually exclude 1/(2*3) then > you exclude 1/5 of them but 1/(2*3) of them are allready excluded so
No it is not 1/(2*3) that is already excluded. It is 1/2 + 1/(2*3) that is already excluded.  dik t. winter, cwi, science park 123, 1098 xg amsterdam, nederland, +31205924131 home: bovenover 215, 1025 jn amsterdam, nederland; http://www.cwi.nl/~dik/

