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Don't Be a Square (Posted on 2003-05-19) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Given n points drawn randomly on the circumference of a circle, what is the probability they will all be within any common semicircle?

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re(2): Numerical Answers | Comment 3 of 21 |
(In reply to re: Numerical Answers by Charlie)

I am confused by the problem... (and didn't read Charlie's solution), does it mean "What is the probability that none of the n points will reside on half of the circumference?" (thinking that semicircle is exactly half a circle)


  Posted by Gamer on 2003-05-19 10:11:34

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