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Topic: cotpi 56 - Position of a number in a random permutation
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cotpi 56 - Position of a number in a random permutation
Posted: Jul 3, 2012 4:05 PM
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In a random permutation of the first n natural numbers,
what is the probability that k appears before all the
numbers greater than itself where 1 <= k <= n?

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