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Re: st: probability question |

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Wed, 28 Oct 2009 09:32:06 -0500 |

At 08:22 AM 10/28/2009, Jeph Herrin wrote:

Prob(rain) = 7/120 Prob(no rain) = 113/120 X=days it rains on hat Prob(X=3)=c(4,3)*(7/120)^3*(113/120)^1 =4*0.0001985*0.94 =0.0007477 not much chance!

Maybe Maarten can just run a couple million simulations for us... ------------------------------------------- Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology OFFICE: (574)631-6668, (574)631-6463 HOME: (574)289-5227 EMAIL: Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.Edu WWW: http://www.nd.edu/~rwilliam * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**References**:**st: probability question***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

**Re: st: probability question***From:*Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>

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