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Picking cards (Posted on 2006-08-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A player picks random cards from an ordinary card deck, without returning them to the deck. How many cards should he pick so as to get at least one ace with 70% probability?

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Rating: 3.0000 (1 votes)

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re(3): solution -- spoiler | Comment 4 of 7 |
(In reply to re(2): solution -- spoiler by Charlie)

You are correct. My program was rounding it up to 0.70

Thanks.


  Posted by Penny on 2006-08-17 21:15:28
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