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Topic: Probability problem
Replies: 2   Last Post: May 4, 2013 9:51 AM

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 nagen79@gmail.com Posts: 3 Registered: 5/4/13
Probability problem
Posted: May 4, 2013 8:50 AM

[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

Date Subject Author
5/4/13 nagen79@gmail.com
5/4/13 Barry Schwarz
5/4/13 nagen79@gmail.com