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(NOT A QUESTION) How to find the probability of meeting someone.

  1. Jun 15, 2010 #1
    This is not a tutorial, but I thought I'd post a link to a Webpage dedicated to calculating the probability that two people will meet between two times, with the understanding that each will wait no more than n time intervals for the other. (Special thanks to Google for helping me on my quest to find an easy-to-understand explanation.)http://www.mathpages.com/home/kmath124/kmath124.htm" [Broken]

    And mods, please feel free to post this in the Math subsection of the Homework section and sticky it there.
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2010 #2
    A situation like this involves the law of encounters, just found out.
     
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