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 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-14, 17:30 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar I think that someone didn't stop on day 10 or on... I think that someone didn't stop on day 10 or on day 19, but he always checked every t until p >=.7 was reached. And he eventually found some p very, very close. My guess: somewhere before day 81.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-13, 09:07 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar On day 2, city B, only the 9000 people still... On day 2, city B, only the 9000 people still healthy can be infected (from A only): 1000+9000*0.1= 1900. Otherwise, some people infected on previous days are counted over and over again, quickly...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-12, 22:10 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar I didn't look at your Excel file before. ... I didn't look at your Excel file before. According to your computations, after ten days the cities are contaminated ABOVE 100%. You noticed it, and you hid it with well placed if statements. But...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-12, 17:09 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar A simple counterexample. There is a small (but... A simple counterexample. There is a small (but strictly positive) chance that the infection never leaves town A in ten days. Or in ten months. Or in ten thousand years.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-10, 08:06 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar If so, I apologise. Of course, the text of... If so, I apologise. Of course, the text of April 2020 problem is ambiguous. My first goal was to confirm that uau's interpretation of the problem is coherent with the given example. I restated...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-08, 03:55 Replies: 44 Views: 6,382 Posted By 0scar Using the same strategy outlined by uau, I... Using the same strategy outlined by uau, I computed the sequence p(1) - p(10) for the given example: p(1) = 0 (E has distance 2 from A) p(2) ~= 0.00101080000 p(3) ~= 0.00651474676 p(4) ~=...
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