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An Investigation of Montmort's "Probleme de Recontres" and Generalizations
Computer Science: Faculty Publications and Other Works
  • Ronald I. Greenberg, Loyola University Chicago
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I have investigated a problem which may be phrased in many ways, such as finding the probability of answering a given number of questions correctly on a randomly-completed matching test which may have a number of extra "dud" answers. I have determined such probabilities, the average number of correct answers, and other allied results. I have also investigated a related problem involving the number of ways of choosing a different element from each of a certain collection of sets.

This paper was submitted to the Westinghouse Science Talent Search and won a place in the Honors Group.

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Ronald I. Greenberg. "An Investigation of Montmort's "Probleme de Recontres" and Generalizations" (1978)
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