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Cars on the road (Posted on 2004-04-09) Difficulty: 2 of 5
If the probability of observing a car (read: at least one car) in 20 minutes on a highway is 609/625, what is the probability of observing a car (read: at least one) in 5 minutes (assuming constant default probability)?

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Rating: 2.5000 (4 votes)

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re(6): One Mean Poisson = Shark | Comment 16 of 20 |
(In reply to re(5): One Mean Poisson = Shark by Richard)

It could be argued that SilverKnight's refusal to change the wording of the puzzle that he found on the Internet, reflects his honesty and integrity. SilverKnight is, after all, a Knight, and I am a Knave at best.  

 

 

 

 

 

Edited on April 10, 2004, 5:28 am
  Posted by Penny on 2004-04-09 21:53:52

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