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Cuchulainn
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Re: expected number of 1-runs

May 27th, 2020, 11:19 am

Can anyone explain the solution,I couldn't understand the formula.
I think it's a kind of problem you have to have seen before in order to understand it. 
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Re: expected number of 1-runs

May 27th, 2020, 11:46 pm

Can anyone explain the solution,I couldn't understand the formula.
Two solutions to the OP's puzzle were proposed. Start here:
viewtopic.php?f=26&t=102308&start=15#p858004
(and skip Cuchulainn's posts ;-P)
 
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Paul
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Re: expected number of 1-runs

May 28th, 2020, 12:55 am

I count three solutions! Maybe that's where I'm going wrong!
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