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Matching values of Die throws pt. 3


Best Answer witzar, 29 April 2013 - 02:35 PM

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#11 BMAD

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 05:54 PM

it wouldn't be the first time I made a mistake on one of my own problems  :dry:, but yes, i derived a slightly different answer. 


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 05:57 PM

it wouldn't be the first time I made a mistake on one of my own problems  :dry:, but yes, i derived a slightly different answer. 

 

I applied witzar's formula to various different N, and I reproduced the same exact table that you gave in here

 

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:07 PM

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:11 PM

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Nevermind, they are equivalent. See witzar's post


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:15 PM

:duh:

 

 

:thanks:

 

I concede to Witzar.

 

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Let's take a look at the highlighted equation above

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#16 witzar

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:21 PM

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:23 PM

 

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if they are equivalent then why don't they produce the same expected values as Bushindo pointed out.


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:26 PM

 

 

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if they are equivalent then why don't they produce the same expected values as Bushindo pointed out.

 

 

I misread the equation. Yours was

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#19 witzar

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:27 PM

if they are equivalent then why don't they produce the same expected values as Bushindo pointed out.

They do of course. Bushindo made a silly error evaluating your formula.
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Posted 30 April 2013 - 06:46 PM

oh good, i can stop pulling my hair out now.  Well done witzar.


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