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lgbasallote
 4 years ago
there are five people in an elevator in a six storey building. What is the probability that each person gets off the elevator on unique storeys of the building?
lgbasallote
 4 years ago
there are five people in an elevator in a six storey building. What is the probability that each person gets off the elevator on unique storeys of the building?

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lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's not that simple....

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no idea where you got that solution....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 6P5 }{ 6^{5} }\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, I hope to learn something new today, given the chance that all the people got off at different stories, wanted to go to different rooms, had to go down or up, I'd say that it would look something like... ah, and theres only 5 people so...P=people F+Floor X: starting place Y: Ending place Y=(5f)...and I do not know what dodo from there.

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's a bit complicated @HyperChemist ....

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@pathosdebater why so?

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why put in algebra...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well if you count the floor they all get into the elevator on, then there are only 5 other floors left.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, for me it helps...Hoe else could I write it so?

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so why didn't we get that solution in the first place?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess your right it only complicates things for me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The problem statement specifies that there are 6 stories, so there are 6 other floors to go. Therein lies the misunderstanding...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to include all 6 floors. It doesn't say that some weirdo can't ride the elevator up to the top then back down to the first and gets back off.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Exactly... So, 6P5/6^5

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0........logical....but doesn't make sense......

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right! its all about probability, forget the relativity of the problem

lgbasallote
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's actually illegal and unethical in a lot of countries

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good answer! lets not get more into politics now...
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