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On Average (Posted on 2004-01-26) Difficulty: 4 of 5
What is the expected number of rolls of a fair, normal 6-sided die, one is required to make, so that each of the 6 numbers comes up at least once?

Hint: this is not necessarily an integer answer
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As an aside, it would be interesting to see the computer program simulation of this, but this would not be proof of the solution (merely evidence supporting the proof).

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Answer Comment 11 of 11 |
The required expected number of rolls is 14.7
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-05-04 15:04:13
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