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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: Simulation | Comment 15 of 21 |
(In reply to Simulation by Charlie)

Here's the table again--I hope it lines up better:

  3 187486 561980 749466 250534 0 1000000
  4 62659 437033 499692 500308 0 1000000
  5 19439 292777 312216 683941 3843 1000000
  6 5880 181339 187219 787418 25363 1000000
  7 1662 107769 109431 816731 73838 1000000
  8 492 62104 62596 790008 147396 1000000
  9 153 35259 35412 726006 238582 1000000
 10  34 19706 19740 643549 336711 1000000
 11  7 10834 10841 554994 434165 1000000


  Posted by Charlie on 2003-05-20 10:07:34

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