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I'm working on a paper at the moment and need to use some kind of statistic but I'm not too great at stats.

Here is the set up.

1) I have some volume.

2) Within this volume there is an even distribution of objects.

3) These objects 'explode' with a known frequency and their explosion sweeps out a known volume, which is much smaller than the total volume.

I want to figure out how long it would take for explosions to have 'filled' the entire volume.

I hope this question is clear. If you could give me some idea on how to start I would be grateful. Sorry if its not clear.

PS - this is an astrophysics problem, not a weapons design problem!!!

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# Random Event Location Overlap

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