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If you prick us, do we not bleed?

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Coin Tossing: Probability of Same Heads for N tosses

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Eliminate Outliers Using Interquartile Range

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Coin change combinations.

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Test Driven Solution - Probability Problem 2

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Test Driven Solution - Probability Problem 1

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Cumulative probability of finding an unlikely combination

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Given n, create n random numbers such that their standard deviation is also n.

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Rate of event occurence: find percentiles of the distribution (for smallish rates)

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Throwing Dice - Will You Be Eaten By The Dragon?

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Penny flipping - calculate winning probability (easy)

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The Birthday Phenomenon

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Calculate the probability that at least two people in a group share the same birthday.

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Probabilities - More brains than luck

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Probability of Choosing a Red Ball

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Recaman Sequence - III

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remove single elements

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Max Change in Consecutive Elements

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expand intervals vol.3

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expand intervals vol.2

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expand intervals

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compress sequence into intervals

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Tridiagonal

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Another colon problem

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