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Debugging a system (Posted on 2018-04-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A certain device consists of 24 equally reliable components. It is known that one (and only one) is faulty. The location of the failed component is performed by replacement - one after another.

1. Find the probabilty of restoring the functioning of the system within 3 trials.
2. Same question for n trials.

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re: Debugged! (spoiler) | Comment 2 of 5 |
(In reply to Debugged! (spoiler) by Steve Herman)

Not quite.

I believe "within 3 trials" includes 1, 2, or 3.

  Posted by JayDeeKay on 2018-04-16 18:46:04
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