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Expected Smaller (Posted on 2014-05-12) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Randomly select two numbers (not necessarily distinct) from the set

{0, 1/n, 2/n, ..., 1}

What is the expected value, in terms of n, of the smaller of the numbers?

Find the limit of this as n increases without bound.

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