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Bascule's Book (Posted on 2002-07-03) Difficulty: 5 of 5
Bascule is reading a book. What is the probability that the first digit of the page he is on is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5?

a) obtain an expression
b) approximate a numerical value

See The Solution Submitted by Cheradenine    
Rating: 2.7500 (8 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Benford's lawFrankM2008-01-06 22:30:40
numerical solution - 3Cory Taylor2003-02-12 10:35:03
numerical solution - 2Cory Taylor2003-02-12 10:24:26
numerical solutionCory Taylor2003-02-12 10:19:22
re(2): Starting digitCheradenine2003-02-04 06:45:33
re: Starting digitCharlie2003-02-03 09:26:06
Starting digitWarren Yamaguchi2003-01-25 22:47:56
SolutionBascules bookterry2002-12-20 05:21:04
Solutionbascules bookterry2002-12-20 04:59:26
Solutionbasculeterry2002-12-20 02:24:40
clarify your question plsJames2002-10-27 06:43:26
oopsCheradenine2002-07-11 02:00:49
Some Thoughtsre(4): well..Cheradenine2002-07-11 00:39:43
Bumped to 5levik2002-07-10 10:13:42
re: well..levik2002-07-10 09:58:04
re(3): well..friedlinguini2002-07-10 09:18:55
Some Thoughtsre(2): well..Cheradenine2002-07-10 06:25:05
Some Thoughtsre: well..friedlinguini2002-07-10 05:11:44
re: well..TomM2002-07-10 03:05:15
well..Cheradenine2002-07-10 02:07:50
re(2): Cheradenine: Solution?levik2002-07-09 17:36:22
re: Cheradenine: Solution?friedlinguini2002-07-09 09:11:21
QuestionCheradenine: Solution?levik2002-07-09 08:18:30
Some Thoughtsmaybe..Cheradenine2002-07-09 01:57:30
Some Thoughtsre(3): SolutionCheradenine2002-07-07 23:15:44
re(2): SolutionJim Lyon2002-07-05 11:51:35
re: SolutionCheradenine2002-07-03 23:09:08
Still wrongTomM2002-07-03 21:55:37
Bad Coding. in "re(2): First Steps?":TomM2002-07-03 21:35:37
re(4): First Steps?TomM2002-07-03 21:29:08
Some Thoughtsre(2): First Steps?TomM2002-07-03 21:23:10
Some Thoughtsre(3): First Steps?Nick Reed2002-07-03 18:39:22
re(2): First Steps?levik2002-07-03 14:26:32
re: Thoughtslevik2002-07-03 14:16:46
re: First Steps?TomM2002-07-03 14:09:55
Some Thoughtsre: First Steps?friedlinguini2002-07-03 13:07:27
SolutionSolutionJim Lyon2002-07-03 13:03:25
Some ThoughtsFirst Steps?TomM2002-07-03 12:56:52
Some Thoughtsre: Thoughtsfriedlinguini2002-07-03 11:22:07
Some ThoughtsThoughtslevik2002-07-03 11:17:42
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