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Maximum sum (Posted on 2004-07-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What's the probability that n random numbers from [0,1] will sum less than 1?

(For purists: "uniformly distributed, independent" random numbers are assumed.)

See The Solution Submitted by Federico Kereki    
Rating: 3.6000 (5 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolution in pure probability approachBon2004-08-05 19:35:54
SolutionSolution By ConvolutionRichard2004-08-02 22:05:38
re(2): UGH!Vee-Liem Veefessional2004-07-31 22:45:27
re: UGH!Penny2004-07-31 07:23:43
QuestionUGH!Vee-Liem Veefessional2004-07-31 04:25:58
Some ThoughtsThree casese.g.2004-07-29 11:17:52
SolutionApproximations were good enough for Archimedes :-)Penny2004-07-29 09:41:01
re: simulation resultsCharlie2004-07-29 09:00:40
Some Thoughtssimulation resultsCharlie2004-07-29 08:52:40
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