Birds on a Wire

Subject: a probability puzzle
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 19:37:48 -0700
From: Mark Galecki


birds on wire

Mark Galecki

If you are reading this, your browser is not set to run Java applets. Try IE11 or Safari and declare the site http:/// as trusted in the Java setup.

birds on a wire

What if applet does not run?

(The applet runs a specified number of trials for every number of birds between the specified minimum and maximum values.)

Four solutions below come from a discussion at the CTKExchange forum.

Geometric Probability

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