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Knot or Not? (Posted on 2005-08-04) Difficulty: 1 of 5
I was walking along the road one day when I spied a cord of some sort lying in my path. From my vantage point, as I was approaching the cord, I could not tell if it was knotted or not.

What is the probability that the cord was knotted?

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Answer | Comment 15 of 16 |
The required probability that the cord was knotted is 0.25.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-10-04 02:07:50
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