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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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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 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it's not that simple....
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
6*6*6*6*6
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
6^5 = 7776
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no idea where you got that solution....
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\frac{ 6P5 }{ 6^{5} }\]
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
6P5/6^5
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oohh so close...
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
5P5/5^5?
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, 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.
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that's a bit complicated @HyperChemist ....
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@pathosdebater why so?
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, Y=((5f)x)5
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why put in algebra...
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Well if you count the floor they all get into the elevator on, then there are only 5 other floors left.
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, for me it helps...Hoe else could I write it so?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so why didn't we get that solution in the first place?
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I guess your right it only complicates things for me
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
The problem statement specifies that there are 6 stories, so there are 6 other floors to go. Therein lies the misunderstanding...
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ChmE Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You 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.
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Exactly... So, 6P5/6^5
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
........logical....but doesn't make sense......
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right! its all about probability, forget the relativity of the problem
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that's actually illegal and unethical in a lot of countries
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pathosdebater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Not in America!
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HyperChemist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
good answer! lets not get more into politics now...
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