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9 labels and 9 jars (Posted on 2002-12-09) Difficulty: 4 of 5
There are 9 jars each with unique labels.

Someone has come and removed all the labels and mixed them up.

If you put the labels back on the jars (without knowing the contents), what is the expected number of labels which would match the contents?

See The Solution Submitted by Kozo Morimoto    
Rating: 3.5833 (12 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
No Subjectashley2005-04-22 00:43:39
duhmike2003-07-11 13:29:31
re(3): SOLUTION IS WRONGCharlie2003-03-24 10:20:32
re(2): SOLUTION IS WRONGCory Taylor2003-03-24 04:23:11
re: SOLUTION IS WRONGSarah2003-03-23 12:31:49
re(2): expected or averageCory Taylor2002-12-24 04:56:57
re: expected or averagefriedlinguini2002-12-23 09:21:42
expected or averageCory Taylor2002-12-23 09:09:19
re: SOLUTION IS WRONGfriedlinguini2002-12-15 17:05:50
SOLUTION IS WRONGJames2002-12-15 14:45:27
Some Thoughtsdiagonal cancellingCheradenine2002-12-09 06:37:32
Some ThoughtsA patternfriedlinguini2002-12-09 06:02:43
brute forceCory Taylor2002-12-09 04:30:43
Some Thoughtsjust thoughtsnot_so_einstein2002-12-09 04:23:02
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