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cotpi 56  Position of a number in a random permutation
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cotpi 56  Position of a number in a random permutation
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Jul 3, 2012 4:05 PM


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?
 Originally posted at: http://cotpi.com/p/56/ Correct solutions will be archived at the URL mentioned above.
Solutions to 'Partitioning an integer and its double': http://cotpi.com/p/55/#solutions



