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Old 04-17-2012, 11:59 PM
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Default Re: question about probability

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This is approximately {1 \over e} since \lim_{n\to\infty} (1-{1\over n})^n = {1\over e}. Numerically, {1 \over e}\approx{1\over 2.718}\approx 0.37.
Is it correct to assume that \nu_{min} from the coins tossing simulation in homework 2 assignment one should be close to that limit (where we're tossing 1000 coins 10 times and \nu_{min} is the fraction of heads obtained for the coin which had the minimum frequency of heads)?
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