# Birds on a Wire

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

From: | Mark Galecki |

Alex,

Mark Galecki

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.

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