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# 6 persons seat themselves at round table. What is the

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09 Oct 2003, 20:41
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6 persons seat themselves at round table. What is the probability that 2 given persons are adjacent?
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09 Oct 2003, 23:48
araspai wrote:
6 persons seat themselves at round table. What is the probability that 2 given persons are adjacent?

If two persons are adjacent, # of ways ... 4! * 2

Total ways = 5!

prob = 4! *2 /5!

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13 Oct 2003, 22:36
agree
total combinations = 5!

P=2!*4!/5!=2/5

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