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 Post subject: Re: Student, pointsPosted: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:03:05 UTC

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Tnx, now I understand. So, here would be good to use geometric distribution.
We should have:
X:G(p)
....(1....2......3...............k.........)
X: (
....(p...q*p...q^2*p.........q^k-1*p....)

(dots are just for alignment xD)

...and q = 1-p

...but, whats p in my example?

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 Post subject: Re: Student, pointsPosted: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 23:50:26 UTC
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I dont think we understand each other xD
Lets say that L is 20cms long...in that 20cm we need to place two point that are distant less then 1cm one from another...

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2) Two points are randomly selected (M1 and M2) along the line L (L => 1). Determine the probability that the M1M2 <1?

The general solution of the question 2), having in consideration your above description is:

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